A Search for DEANS for Schools of Art & Design

The World School of Design (WSD) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean/ Associate Dean of the following schools.

Located in the culturally rich, design-centered national capital region of Delhi, and a part of the proposed World University of Design, WSD offers the largest portfolio of creative career options on a single campus, focusing on a cross-disciplinary approach for synergistic learning.

Details at www.worldschoolofdesign.in

As the chief executive and academic officer of the school, the Dean will work with faculty, staff, students and other key stakeholders to create a unified vision for the school and advance its aspirational goals. The Dean will be called upon to increase the reach and resources of the School, building on its strong design-based and human-oriented research and teaching excellence to drive growth.

The Dean will attract and retain field-shaping faculty and encourage the development of innovative programs and research. Working closely with others in the School and the University, the Dean will promote a highly engaged design education culture that promotes collaboration and shared problem solving. The overarching goal for the Dean is to attract and retain both undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of diverse backgrounds.

WSD seeks Deans who can play a leadership role. They are expected to have a proven record of achievement in their respective fields, a strong academic administrative experience and proven academic leadership success in a context of shared governance and collaborative decision-making. The ideal candidate will be a visionary, transformative, inclusive, with a deep respect for the value of design and the ability to act as a catalyst for school creativity, innovation, and progress.


Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including cover letter and curriculum vita or resume) should be sent to dg@worldschoolofdesign.in . All candidate information will be held in strict confidence.

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