Instructor Wood Workshop (Eindhoven)
Design Academy Eindhoven (DAE) is one of the world’s leading design schools, recognised internationally for its forward-thinking and renowned professors and alumni. For over 70 years, DAE has trained aspiring designers to make their mark on the future by thinking freely and openly about what design can achieve, and by consistently exploring design as an instrument of material, social, environmental and critical innovation. Today it is home to students, employees and freelancers from many nationalities and cultures. This community offers an environment where personal perspectives on the world can be translated into meaningful and daring propositions. The students are guided in this by a team of professional designers, architects, researchers, writers and curators, all active within the Academy and in the professional field.
We are looking for a Wood Workshop Instructor for in a team of 5 instructors. In this team you support and guide students in every aspect of working with solid wood and plywood to realize their projects and provide basic training for the use of machines and tools available within the workshop. As our Workshop Instructor you will be responsible for the guidance of students in their design assignments, the supervision and management of the workshop. You seek to harmonise and connect with the lecturers, your workshop colleagues, and associated companies. To ensure the continued quality of the facilities on offer, you will take initiatives to improve them through submitting proposals to the Workshop Team Coordinator. Proposals for improvements will be in the areas of user friendliness, introducing new finishing materials, technical feasibility, cost efficiencies, working conditions, health and safety, and environmental impact. You will require a broad knowledge on related techniques, and provide insights into the correlation between your own working field and related fabrication and prototyping processes. You will develop instruction material and compile introductions on the technical background of working with the resources, facilities, materials, machines and equipment in the workshop.
We offer you an exciting position in an international and dynamic working environment. It’s a part-time position of 12 hours per week, spread over multiple days, provisionally for the duration of a year. Salary indication is in the range between € 2.757,- and € 3.691,- per month for full time employment (scale 8). The employment terms are in accordance with the collective labour agreement CAO-HBO, including a holiday allowance of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3%