Teaching position available at Umeå Institute of Design


>Assistant Lecturer in Industrial Design with focus on Transportation Design

We seek an industrial designer for a full-time permanent position to begin immediately. The successful candidate will take part in instruction and support the director of the Transportation Design Programme.

Responsibilities include maintaining contacts with external lecturers and partners, advising students, and working with certain theoretical sections of the course. You should also be interested in participation in research and development work.

Desired qualifications include a Master’s degree in Transportation Design or its equivalent, documented experience of advising and programme planning, and experience handling contacts with external partners. Good English language skills and experience with software used as tools in the product development process within the transport sector are essential. Experience of work as an industrial designer within the transportation industry is a merit. Completed courses in education and participation in research projects are seen as additional merits.

In accordance with chapter 4, paragraph 9 of the Higher Education Act, qualification for employment as an assistant lecturer includes an undergraduate degree or its equivalent, completion of university level education training, or in some other way gained equivalent expertise and proven educational skills.

For more information, contact:

Head of Department Tapio Alakörkkö,
+46-(0)90-786 98 35
+46-(0)73- 620 51 51

Union information is available from:

SACO: +46-(0)90-786 51 53
SEKO civil: +46-(0)90-786 52 96
ST: +46-(0)90-786 54 31

Documents sent electronically should be in MS Word or PDF format. Applicants should clearly state if they want their applications returned after the position has been filled. Applications remaining at the Institute after this time will not be saved.

Your complete application,marked with reference number 312-231-06 should be sent to jobb@umu.se or to:
Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå Sweden
to arrive February 27, 2006 at the latest.

In English:
Assistant Lecturer Eng.pdf [52 KB]

In Swedish:
Assistant Programled.pdf [55 KB]