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DeTao Masters Academy

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Location: Shanghai
Posted: 3 months ago
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Company Description

3 years ago Dirk Wynants founded his 2nd design studio in Shanghai, China.

In this fascinating city, design is an emerging and ever more important element for its development.We are in the centre of this, designing products for the domestic Chinese market.

Our design team is growing and we are looking for the perfect man/woman to take the lead of our design team and guide them through great projects that will help shape the future of China with better products.

The DeTao Roy Ascott Studio (Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts) seeks to recruit a creative and enthusiastic lecturer for delivering classes in the course BA in Technoetic Arts. The candidates need to demonstrate a high level of theoretical and applied knowledge in art practices, and to be able to develop and deliver quality lectures to the undergraduate students. The duties of the full-time lecturer include planning, developing, and teaching on the subject fields of the module “Tools, Software, and Systems” for Years 1, 2, and 3.

  • The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that:
  • She/he has a substantial knowledge in the field of web technologies and communication systems
  • She/he is highly experienced in developing works in HTML, CSS, Node.js, Python, and PhoneGap
  • She/he is experienced in cloud services, APIs, data mining and visualization, and the Internet of Things
  • She/he has a deep knowledge on the theory, works & practices, and applications of this field of study in contemporary art fields
  •  The candidates must have a good command of spoken and written English (capability in Mandarin is a plus), and should have completed a Masters degree (or above) within the arts.
  • Candidates holding only a Bachelor degree will need to demonstrate evidence of substantial artistic/creative work, and professional/artistic achievements.
  • Previous experience in working with physical computing, robotics, and A.I. systems will be considered as a plus.


Please send your CV with a covering letter and a portfolio to the following email addresses, with any questions or further information you would like about the position: Course Coordinator: Dr Stavros Didakis (, Human Resources manager Hellen Liu (, and Professor Master Roy Ascott (

 Roy Ascott Studio Location:

Songjiang, Shanghai (at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts)


Full-time, (09:00 – 17:30, Monday to Friday)

Important Dates:

The position closes at Friday 10th February 2017.

The successful candidate is expected to start work no later than Monday 20th February 2017.

About the course:

The BA course in Technoetic Arts is a groundbreaking initiative between the world-class international artist, educator, and theorist Roy Ascott with the DeTao Group and the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art (SIVA). The course offers a range of master classes, workshops, seminars, online projects, exhibitions, screenings for both students, researchers, and working professionals in all aspects of the field of new media arts, with the purpose of developing a transdisciplinary forum that promotes speculative research, critical thinking, and advancement of social and cultural attitudes that will inform and effect practical work and professional practice in the emergent planetary culture. Technoetic Arts consist of a four-year full time program designed by the Professor of Technoetic Arts, co-ordinated by DeTao, and taught by DeTao in conjunction with SIVA faculty, in Shanghai, China.