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5th April 2017

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Applications are invited for the position of Chair of Material and Design Innovation.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding designer/maker to the post. The major remit of the role is to provide outward-facing strategic leadership in making and innovation by supporting the University’s strategic themes: influencing globally; contributing locally, maintaining and creating partnerships with creative industries. There will also be a requirement to be involved with enhancing learning and teaching initiatives within the School of Design and ECA more generally.

Person Specification

You will have a specialism in Jewellery and Silversmithing and particular expertise and interests in bridging digital technologies and traditional ways of making in order to develop new modes of thinking and practice from an inter-disciplinary perspective. You will have a level of digital expertise and be interested in leading digital technologies in the role. Key objectives for the successful appointee will be to help develop the School’s public research and innovation profile and increase research income.

Your record of recent work will be commensurate with an internationally recognised research profile for the 2020 REF. You should be able to demonstrate experience of leading research at the highest level including securing prestigious research grants. A record of successful supervision of research students and researchers is also essential.

In addition to making a major contribution to the School of Design, the successful applicant will play an active and collegiate role within the Edinburgh College of Art, the wider University and the external environment, both nationally and internationally.

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on Thursday 27th April 2017

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4th January 2017
Graphics, Packaging and Project Manager Position

Amalgam is recruiting for the above role.

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26th May 2016

Junior Product Designer wanted

We're looking for a product designer to join us working within New Product Development for a wide range of market sectors.

It goes without saying that you'll have great design and storytelling skills but what we are looking for in addition is the ability to identify the real problem and solve it effectively. Natural engineering and problem solving ability is essential.

Cambridge Industrial Design creates amazing products for our clients and their end users, whilst having a deep understanding of materials and production methods. Our clients are both multi-national corporations and small start-ups and consequently projects are very diverse.

An industrial/product design graduate with relevant experience in the following:

- Plastic injection moulding experience
- 3D / 2D Solidworks
- At least one year's design experience post-graduation

Nice to have
- Metal Fabrication and assembly
- Sandwich degree preferable
- Design of mechanical / electro-mechanical products / mechanisms
- Keyshot, Illustrator and Photoshop

Salary - 20K to 25K depending on experience
Location - Cambridge
Job Type - Permanent

If you think you have the right blend of skills, experience and attributes, then send your CV, (short!) portfolio and a brief covering letter telling us the story of why you are the person for this role to quoting 'Industrial Design Job' in the subject line

. We regret that this role is not suitable for recent graduates, nor agency recruiters.
We look forward to reviewing your application!
Closing date 30th July

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