Tenure position in New Media at Aalto University, School or Arts, Design & Architecture, Finland

We have a Professorship position open to application at the current time.

Deadline for application is September 3rd. Please see full details at the following link:

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About Philip Dean

Head of the Department of Media and director of Aalto Media Factory.rnrn Professor of Media Management within the Department of Media, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design & Architecture.rnPhilip Dean was born in Ilford, East London in 1957. Education: Fairlop Junior School 1962-8, Brentwood School, Essex 1968-75, Imperial College (Physics) 1975-6, LCP (Photography, Film & TV) 1997-81.rnrnHe escaped the UK with a post-graduate scholarship to study Photography at the University of Industrial Arts (also known earlier as TaiK), 1982-3. Philip is married to Tarja Kankkunen (researcher and former Dean of TaiK's Art Education faculty) and they have 2 'kids', Topias (b.1988) and Tessa (b. 1991) and one grandson, Kasper (b. 2012).rnrnPhilip has worked as a freelance photographer, journalist and editor (covering photo technology and the digitization of photography and media), as a Professor and as a photographic artist. As lecturer in the dept. of Photographic Art at TaiK he founded the computer aided photography lab CAP there, one of the first units of its kind in higher education. In 1993 he was appointed to lead the development of a new department at TaiK, the Media Lab, mlab.taik.fi. He led the internationally acclaimed Media Lab Helsinki as Director, Professor of Media Management and, later, Dean of School until August 2008. rnrnPhilip was on sabbatical leave as visiting scholar based at the School of Architecture and Design, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand during January-May 2009.rnrnStarting December 2009, Philip has worked as director of the Aalto University Media Factory and from 1st January 2010 also as the Head of the newly created Department of Media within the Aalto University, School of Art, Design & Architecture.