This job posting just arrived in the Two Coats inbox, and I thought someone out there who is “highly distinguished and internationally visible” might like to weather the recession in Vienna. Note that “applicants will not be reimbursed for travelling and accommodation expenses incurred as a result of their participation in the application process.”
University Professor of Art and Research at the Institute for Fine Arts
This position for professor will be awarded for three years and begins as soon as possible.
Scope of duties:
▪direction and coordination of the School for Art/Knowledge Research at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in addition to the PhD in Practice program, both of which are done in cooperation with the Academy’s professor of Epistemology and Methodology of Art Production;
▪supervision of post graduate projects (within the framework of the PhD in Practice program);
▪development and submission of proposals; realization of research projects;
▪initiation of exhibitions, screenings, publications, symposia, workshops etc.;
▪active participation in university committees.
Applicants are expected to exhibit:
▪an artistic practice that is highly distinguished and internationally visible, which demonstrates an articulate discursive approach to issues concerning artistic knowledge production and research;
▪experience in related non-university fields (exhibitions, publications etc.);
▪experience in related areas of teaching and communication in the context of artists’ education;
▪competence in the conceptual and practical development and realization of a program that conducts innovative research within the School for Art/Knowledge Research at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna;
▪ability to coordinate events and publications;
▪readiness to actively participate in university committees and form cooperation’s with colleagues.
Prospective applicants are to include the reference number 15/2009 and submit their application by May 21, 2009 (postmarked) to the following address:
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Human Resources Department, Mag. Eva Moor
Schillerplatz 3 | 1010 Vienna | http://www.akbild.ac.at Tel.: 01 588 16 – 1601 | Fax: 01 588 16 – 1699 | e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna intends to increase the number of women in all areas of staff, particularly in managerial, scientific and artistic staff positions. Therefore, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna greatly encourages qualified women to apply. In the event that several applicants are equally qualified, women will be the preferred candidates. The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is committed to implementing anti-discriminatory measures in its personnel policies. Applicants will not be reimbursed for travelling and accommodation expenses incurred as a result of their participation in the application process.
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