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Vacancy: Professor / Associate Professor In Web- and Interaction Design

The Department of Design at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB) offers a position as Professor / Associate Professor in web- and interaction design with a 6-year tenure. The position is available from 1 January 2012.

Candidates should have a strong visual aesthetic and interdisciplinary orientation and should be conceptually oriented, with experience in several of the following areas: web-design, system design, social networks / interactive media, and other forms of digitally based interaction design. The candidate is required to teach courses at the Department of Design and offer individual and group tutoring for students on B.A. and M.A. levels. The academic staff at Bergen National Academy of the Arts is required to conduct artistic research, and the position's time schedule has been adjusted to comply with this requirement. Accordingly, research in the subject area will be highly prioritised for the position. Cooperation and contact with other educational institutions and relevant partners are considered essential duties. Professional suggestions and contributions in order to strengthen the Academy's professional discourse are expected, as well as external proliferation of the institution through professional local, national and international networks.

Interested candidates should submit their applications by 5 September 2011.

For further information, please contact: Einar Wiig, Dean, Kunsthogskolen i Bergen, Stromg 1, 5015 Bergen, Norway; tel.: +47 55 58 73 00 or +47 95 05 17 79; interspire.e-flux.com/link.php?M=6093&N=515&L=801&F=H