Associate Professor in Digital Innovation Design

open until filled
Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Design studies
University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom
£51,034 to £59,135 p.a. GBP

Are you an outstanding academic with passion and enthusiasm for your research? Do you want to be part of a thriving School of Design in a Russell Group University? Are you an experienced academic leader looking for a challenging senior position where you can influence and shape the future of design education?

The School of Design is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor with proven abilities to deliver world class teaching and research on the relationship between Digital Innovation Design, Design Thinking, Human Centred Design and Emerging Digital Technologies. This may involve, but is not limited to, application to a range of design related sectors including, for example, Branding & Marketing, Retail & Fashion, Health & Education (to name only a few). The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership across the range of the School’s activities, enhance the School’s research and teaching activities, and work with colleagues to build on the School’s reputation for excellence in Digital Innovation Design.

You will have a PhD in Digital Innovation Design, or related area, have an established record of research publications commensurate with the level of the post, and a proven strategy for securing research funding and achieving internationally recognised standards of excellence. This appointment represents a major investment in the School’s commitment to the evolution and influence of digital technology and innovation across all research and learning and teaching activities, and one offering considerable potential for personal career development and fulfilment.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Maria Lonsdale, Head of School, School of Design


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