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Professor / Lecturer / Instructor - Graphic Design - Latin and Arabic Type Design (f/m/d)
German University in Cairo - GUC
Professor/Lecturer/Instructor – Graphic Design – Latin and Arabic Type Design
Vacancy for: Faculty of Applied Science and Arts
Ref Code: II8.3.1
The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled
during the academic year 2021/2022.
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
teaching the students how to develop and create both Arabic and Latin typefaces from
sketching to digitizing. The applicant should have previous experience in Arabic and Latin
calligraphy, lettering, type setting, and glyphs software. Typography and Layout
experience would be an asset.
Applicants for the position of a Lecturer/Instructor should hold a master degree or
Applicants for the position of a Lecturer should have at least 5 years of practical and 3
years of teaching experience.
Applicants for a position of an Instructor should have a minimum 3 years of practical
experience, teaching experience would be an asset.
Experience / Skills:
Knowledgeable about current and future approaches within the field of design.
Curiosity to widen the perception within the design discipline and thus create a
foundation for design oriented actions and mindsets.
Strong commitment to progressive design education principles regarding a self
organized and responsible design study.
Understanding of the implications of design practice within social, cultural, economic,
scientific or technological contexts.
Ability to work well with colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds, professional
experience and aesthetic sensibilities.
Ability to structure and define project goals in order to foster and motivate positive
Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills in English, which is the
Good management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines, communicate and
An interest in working collaboratively within the GUC and with external partners
towards the development of shared projects.
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, motivational letter and an
online access to a portfolio of their work. Applications to be submitted using the below
link by referencing posting: #ref II8.3.1