ECAL is an internationally renowned institution of higher education in art and design offering a foundation year and several Bachelor and Master programmes in industrial design and visual communication – graphic design, photography, media and interaction design, fine arts and cinema.
ECAL is seeking a head of product design Master programme to work in Renens/Lausanne, Switzerland.

As part of a comprehensive range of training programmes, the product design Master was launched in 2009 as a follow-up to the Bachelor in product and industrial design. The Master programme is a two-year (four terms) course which welcomes about twenty students each year from Switzerland and all over the world.

The head of the product design master is in charge of the programme’s overall management as well as carrying out teaching and research assignments. Promotion of the students works, developing commissions in cooperation with renowned companies and promoting ECAL on the national and international scene are equally essential objectives.

We are looking for someone with proven experience in the field of industrial and product design, preferably engaged in teaching, committed to pursuing ECAL’s constant quest for academic excellence. Communication and organisational skills are a must in order to oversee a team of highly qualified staff in liaison with the school’s director.

The position involves spending at least three days a week at ECAL and living in or around Lausanne. Sound knowledge of both French and English is imperatively required. Starting date: 1 February 2014 or to be agreed

For further information please email: guillaume.zago@ecal.ch
Telephone: +41 (0) 21 316 99 32

Please send your application to:
Alexis Georgacopoulos
ECAL Director
5, avenue du Temple, Renens VD
P.O. Box 555
1001 Lausanne