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.
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, APPLICATIONS, & INQUIRIES
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including cover letter and curriculum vita or resume) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org . All candidate information will be held in strict confidence.