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The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna seeks applications for a University Professor position
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

University Professor

of epistemology and methodology of artistic production at the Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies according to § 99 of the Universities Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz 2002). This professorship is appointed for the duration of 5 years, starting in October 2011.

Duties:

▪holding the chair of the field of research „Kunst-Wissen“;

▪design, development and coordination of research projects within the field of epistemology and methodology of art;

▪supervising dissertations;

▪the willingness to participate in university committees;

▪raising third-party funds for the field of research;

▪promotion of junior scholars;

▪teaching at least 6 units a week.

Application requirements:

▪Excellent academic qualification in the field of research and teaching of art as mode of knowledge-production and discursive practice;

▪a degree in the field from an Austrian university, equivalent foreign university or a qualification that may be considered equivalent;

▪appropriate publication and research activities;

▪proof of artistic-academic qualification and experience in the field outside academia;

▪coordination skills concerning the organisation of events and publications;

▪the willingness to participate in university committees and to cooperate with colleagues;

▪the ability to set up a long-term programme for innovative fundamental research within the field of epistemology and methodology of art (comprising the following fields of activity: artistic knowledge, artistic research, art/science-intersections amongst others).

Preferred qualifications:

▪combined interest and skills in art-(history), art and knowledge;

▪ability to set up and hold a chair at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in the field of research mentioned above;

▪willingness to cooperate with an artistic professorship in the relevant field of research.

Written applications should include a full CV and the reference number 03/2011. Please send by March 31st, 2011 (date of postmark) to the following address:

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Human Resource Department

Schillerplatz 3 | 1010 Vienna | www.akbild.ac.at

e-mail: [email protected]

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.

 

March 19, 2011