June 28, 2011

Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art seek to hire an artist / academic researcher

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

School of Arts and Social Sciences


Professor of Contemporary Visual Arts – Ref ASS10/40


Location: Newcastle upon Tyne


Attractive Package


Northumbria University is seeking to recruit an outstanding artist / academic researcher to provide strategic leadership of an innovative new collaboration between Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.


The BALTIC Professor will enhance the educational and research priorities of the School of Arts and Social Science, collaborate with key directorial, curatorial and education staff at BALTIC, and be the catalyst for forging partnerships with international organisations. The successful candidate will join Northumbria University and BALTIC at a key moment in their joint vision to create a genuine learning and research partnership with global significance and reach.


A highly visible research profile will be necessary to attract postgraduate students and lead the development of our new Institute of Contemporary Art. Reporting to senior members of the School Executive team and the BALTIC Director, the post-holder will seek to make a difference to the artistic and cultural landscape through dedicated research and scholarly activity, the delivery of excellence in learning and teaching, reflective professional practice, and knowledge exchange.


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Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.


Closing Date:
1 September 2011
Selection Date:
First week in October

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