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Research Associate in Graphic Design

School of Art in collaboration with Department of Materials Science & Engineering is seeking an exceptionally talented graphic designer to contribute to a scientific project. The project is focused on visualization of scientific discoveries in the realms of materials science. Successful candidate might be offered a faculty position at Department of Design.


✅ Master degree in graphic design, computer science or related disciplines. PhD is preferred.
✅ Excellent skills in using vector programs such as Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape.
✅ Excellent skills in using 3D animation programs such as 3D Max, Maya or Blender.
✅ Exceptional imagination for graphic design. Note that design for this project is about molecules and atoms rather than everyday objects.
✅ Passion for working with scientists to develop specialized programs.
✅ Strong presence over social networks and potential for networking with other programmers.
✅ Problem-solving skills, team spirit and passion for visualization.
✅ Commitment to teaching excellence.


➊ Applications should be submitted online via THIS PAGE. DO NOT submit applications by emails, as the process is through our online system.
➋ Applications will be immediately reviewed to examine basic criteria of selection. Shortlisted candidates will be normally notified within a week after submission.
➌ Approved candidates (shortlisted) will be asked to provide the names of at least three references to submit letter of recommendation.
➍ All shortlisted candidates will be reviewed (along with their letters of recommendation), and the successful candidate will be selected.

Informal inquiries should be directed to
Professor Ali Eftekhari
Founding Chair, Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Founding Dean, School of Art

Official updates of the position can be followed at


Jimma University
Nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students, 3,000 staff, 60 departments spread across 7 campuses. City: Jimma
Country: Ethiopia

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