Professor of Practice in Contemporary Design | Aalto University

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Helsinki, Finland

The university is looking for a person who excels on the field of experimental product design and builds collaborative dialogue with contemporary arts, media and culture at large. The professor explores new forums of presenting design and new models of entrepreneurial design activity. Professor of Practice in Contemporary Design strategically updates the field to meet the complex demands of today and the future. The professor elevates and redefines the field of exploratory product design by developing teaching and artistic/professional activities and creating interfaces towards research. The professor broadens the perspectives of design by embracing new technologies and materials and establishing active multidisciplinary collaboration with stakeholders within and outside Aalto University. The professor instils entrepreneurial spirit to teaching.