[artinfo] JOB: Professor Media Design, German Univ. Cairo

adrien török adrien.torok at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 17:47:50 CEST 2012

> Position: Professor-Media Design
> Vacancy For: Professor
> Post Date : Tuesday, April 10, 2012
> REF CODE : II8.2
> Position Description:
> The German University in Cairo seeks applicants for a 3 year contract
> position at the rank of a Professor within the Faculty of Applied
> Sciences and Arts, Media Design Department.
> The ideal candidate for the Head of the Media Design Department at the
> GUC has at least 3-5 years of experience in the fields of interactive
> design or media design.
> He will need to have leadership skills and knowledge of the education
> necessary for students pursuing a degree in the field. The Head of
> Department is the principal academic officer for a specific program or
> programs. Responsibilities include: day-to-day operations, assisting
> students toward successful program completion, staffing the department
> with instructors who support the mission of the GUC and coordinating the
> research activities of the department.
> Qualifications :
>      -At least 3-5 years of experience working as a professor or
> lecturer. Extensive knowledge of interviewing, hiring, and managing the
> performance of a design team
>      -At least 5-7 years of experience working in the field of digital
> media design and production
>      -Creative, conceptual thinker who can lead design projects from
> brainstorming/concept phase through production
>      -Demonstrated mastery of creative, interaction and experience
> design that also integrate technology. Ability to inspire overall design
> across a range of projects
>      -Proven ability to plan and execute both traditional media
> production projects, advanced web development, and interactive
>      -Demonstrated understanding on H/C interaction, learning theory,
> and media/communications design
>      -Experience in large scale project planning, management and
>      -Ability to recommend and incorporate emerging technology into
> design concepts
> Responsibilities :
>      -Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
>      -Strong interpersonal, supervision and staffing skills
>      -Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills
>      -Ability to interact effectively as a leader and as a member of a
> team and work collaboratively with other departments
>      -Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities
>      -Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines

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