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Lecturer in Communication Design
Victoria University of Wellington

Date Posted Jun. 21, 2019
Title Lecturer in Communication Design
University Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Department School of Design
Application Deadline Jul. 31, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Digital Media
    Design - Industrial Art/Design
    Communications/Information Systems

School of Design
Wellington, New Zealand

Three years fixed-term, full-time position.

Help shape the future of Communication Design: become a leader in design education.

This Lecturer role focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the School of Design, across various areas related to communication design research and practice. The appointed candidate should have a broad understanding of the value of communication design today in society and in culture. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary discourse in the field and able to foster critical thinking. As well as experience teaching in higher education, the candidate should have a strong professional portfolio, or research in communication design, with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Publication design
  • Print media and screen printing
  • Generative design
  • Information design
  • Critical writing in design

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an excellent creative practice, and/or an existing research programme, and will have identified strategies for further developing his or her research/creative practice within the School of Design’s strategic research areas. Please include a covering letter, CV, and portfolio with examples of practice or research and student work (web based portfolios are preferred). For further information, please contact: Zach Dodson, Acting Head of School, Design –

Applications close Wednesday, 31 July 2019.

For more information and to apply online visit

Reference 2918.

  • Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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