[Humanist] 29.471 professorship in interaction design at Aalto (Finland)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 471.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:24:32 +0000
        From: Hartikainen Jussi <jussi.hartikainen at aalto.fi>
        Subject: Job announcement to be posted on The Humanist Discussion Forum


Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture is looking for a Professor of Interaction Design. The position can be filled in Assistant / Associate / Full Professor level of the Aalto University Tenure track system and the position will begin during the academic year 2016-17.

Interaction design of digital media, physical products and ubiquitous intelligent environments has passed the phase where development was predominantly technology-driven. Content, meaning, insight and experience have become the key design drivers and thus increasingly central competences for designers. The purpose of the professorship to strengthen and develop teaching and research that addresses these competencies. The new professorship will also be instrumental in bridging digital and physical design as well as digital technology and artistic and human-centred design.

The professor develops and leads research across the departments and schools of Aalto University in close connection with society and in active interaction with the design research community creating links to scholars and professionals in the field. The professor contributes to joint teaching in the Departments of Design and Media, both at the doctoral and MA levels, and supervises and advises doctoral and MA students with their dissertations and theses. As this is a new professorship, the professor will also have an essential role in developing new courses and curricula.

Application deadline for the position is November 22nd, 2015.

More information on the position and applying on the Aalto University web page http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/621/

Jussi Hartikainen
HR Coordinator
Aalto University
School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Department of Design
jussi.hartikainen at aalto.fi<mailto:jussi.hartikainen at aalto.fi>
+358 50 575 3888

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