Research Position: ‘Social Interaction Design’

The Faculty for Design & Art of the Free University of Bozen–Bolzano is looking for a designer and researcher in the field of ‘Social Interaction Design’, particularly in regard to the intersecting fields of Interface Design, Experience Design, Spatial Practices, Tactical Urbanism, Community Development, Participatory Design and Eco-Social Design. You will become part of the research cluster trans–form and teach in the transdisciplinary and practice-based MA Eco-Social Design.

Your activities include research by design, action research, participatory design, codesign, field research, desk research and hands-on design practices as a collaborator teams and as leader of own projects; management, documentation and dissemination of projects; collaboration with external partners and stakeholders (in the region and international); co-organisation of conferences and other events; engagement in the research cluster trans-form and the overarching research-related activities of the faculty and of the university; interconnecting research and teaching.

Duration of the contract: 3 years
Expected start of contract: 1 March2023

Here is the call. Application deadline 28 November 2022, 12:00 a.m. CET. If you have questions about the application procedure, please email the personnel office. For questions concerning the research and teaching, please contact Kris Krois.

The Italian academic system requires a PhD for this type of positions. Apologies for the bureaucratese form of the call. It is out of our hands to make this different, but the work itself and the atmosphere in our study courses and research projects are collaborative and convivial.