May 24, 2013

Job openings in Camera Arts

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Art and Design
Nadine Wiederkehr, Simon Zangger, Rain, 2012. Photographic sequence / mixed media.

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts – School of Art and Design offers distinctive study programs in fine art and design and positions itself through selected focal points. Embedded in international networks, with a highly engaged faculty, excellent workshops and studios, the School of Art and Design nurtures a dynamic environment with profound potential for professional development. The School of Art and Design is one of five schools of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, which includes in total 1,300 employees and 9,600 students.

For the new baccalaureate study programme Camera Arts – Photography in the contexts of art, design, media and society, we are seeking excellent and enthusiast professionals to join the faculty for teaching and research:

Senior Lecturer in Photography & Arts
Senior Lecturer in Editorial Photography & Media Design
Part-time, starting with 20% increasing to approximately 50%

Senior Lecturer in Communities & E-Cultures
Part-time, starting with 15% increasing to approximately 25%

Additional involvement in art or design research may increase the amount of employment.
Starting September 1, 2013

Successful candidates are internationally oriented practitioners in art photography, photographers focused on media design, and differentiated professionals focused on contemporary digital culture. The positions include visual photographic production, resp. digital media practices related to public spheres. Candidates are able to cultivate the progressive nature of the Camera Arts program that aims to challenge boundaries of contemporary photography. For all positions we are interested in profiled individuals who have a highly developed ability to motivate and inspire students with a strong creative practice, combined with a desire to share technical and conceptual skills.Taking a contributing role in developing an inspirational academic environment that values critical thinking, creative practice, and practice-led teaching is essential. Language skills in English and German (speech and writing) are essential. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to enhance their German language skills over time. In addition you have self-management skills and are team player.

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers employees a vibrant academic environment, professional infrastructure and collegial atmosphere.

Submission closing date: June 28, 2013

Extended job descriptions, conditions and submission of applications:

Information about Camera Arts and the Lucerne School of Art and Design: and

Inquiries may be emailed to Evert Ypma, head of programme Camera Arts: [email protected]


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