Professor/Lecturer/Instructor – Foundation Courses

The German University in Cairo - GUC - Faculty of Applied Science and Arts

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancy to be filled Spring 2018 (February) or Winter 2018/2019 (September).

Position Description:
The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and motivated applicants wishing to join The Graphic Design Department. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The position will focus on developing and training analogue drawing skills especially for the major courses product, graphic and media design.

Basic drawing and visualization techniques should be implemented in the course syllabus. He/She should be able to enhance the visual thinking competences of the students within the foundation courses, through exploring and visually describing principles of nature observation, mechanics, construction and aesthetics.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants for the position of a Lecturer/Instructor should hold a master degree or German diploma.
  • Applicants for the position of a Lecturer should have ideally 5 years of practical and 3 years of teaching experience.
  • Applicants for a position of an Instructor should have ideally 3 years of practical experience, teaching experience would be an asset.
  • Updated knowledge of current and future issues within the field of design.
  • Competence of working well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, professional training and aesthetic sensibilities.
  • Understanding of the implications of design practice to broaden social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological forces.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, which is the teaching language.
  • Ability to develop and nurture student’s design abilities according to project- and environmental properties.
  • Strong commitment to progressive design education principles regarding a self organized and responsible design study.
  • Strong competences to structure and define project goals in order to foster and motivate positive experiences.
  • Curiosity to widen the perception within the design discipline and thus create a foundation for design oriented actions and mindsets.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Good management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines, communicate and motivate effectively.
  • An interest in working collaboratively within the GUC and with external partners towards the development of shared projects.

The German University in Cairo is an Egyptian Private University, established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Universities of Stuttgart, Ulm, Mannheim, and Tübingen. Situated at the ancient city of Cairo, the GUC’s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees directly to the HR email hr@guc.edu.eg by referencing in the subject the position of interest.

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department (hr@guc.edu.eg)

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