March 11, 2009

Open position at KKH, Sweden

Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm

KKH is a one of Scandinavia’s foremost higher education institutions for the study of art and architecture, where leading domestic and foreign artists, theoreticians and architects form the teaching staff.

The professorship primarily involves teaching within the bachelor and master programs in fine arts, and development of education and planning within a wider area of digital media. Artistic research and development, joint work within KKH and some administration is included in the position. During 2009 KKH will get its first doctoral students and being a doctoral supervisor might also be part of the position.

Fundamental requirements for this professorship:
The applicant should
• be a practicing high merit artist,
• have solid knowledge of and documented dedication for artistic work in digital media,
• be well acquainted with the development in contemporary art and society in general,
• possess ability to coach, inspire and supervise students in their learning, and
• have good ability to cooperate.

The professorship is full time and artistic research and development is included in the position. The position holder will be appointed for a period of a maximum of five years. KKH may prolong this period for another five years without the post being announced vacant. Duties will begin in the fall of 2009.

An application should include:
• an attested CV showing the extent of previous artistic and pedagogical activities,
• a short description of what the applicant wishes to achieve in the position as professor, and
• other documents that the applicant wishes to present.

For further information please contact KKH Vice-chancellor Måns Wrange. Information concerning general terms of employment can be provided by Head of administration Annika Pontén. Trade union representatives are Mikael Beckman Thoor (SACO) and Anette Felleson (TCO-ST). They can all be reached via phone no + 46 8 614 40 00 or email addresses, which can be found at

Application, CV and other documents that the applicant wishes to present should be handed in in four copies. The application should be written in Swedish or English. If it is written in Swedish a summary in English should be enclosed.

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