April 4, 2005

Lecturer Position at Leiden University

Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), Leiden University
Faculty of Creative and Performing ArtsHogeschool van Beeldende Kunsten, Muziek en Dans

The Faculty aims at combining art and science and pursues this aim both in research and education, focusing in particular on research by performing artists, since they are in a unique position when it comes to the analysis and comparison of theory and practice. Within this context, the Faculty is developing a Master’s Programme in Photographic Studies.

LECTURER Photography m/f (0.5 fte) Vacancy number 5-036

The successful candidate is expected to

-Actively take part in the Photographic Studies Programme by preparing and teaching courses;

-Test and evaluate his/her own courses;

-Conduct research based on an individual research plan following consultation with the Faculty Dean;

-Acquire funding for research;

-Present research results in the form of publications, presentations and exhibitions;

-Act as co-supervisor to PhD students and encourage them in their research;

-Take on administrative tasks in the future Photographic Studies Programme as well as coordinate the content and development of the educational programme.

The successful candidate must

-Have an extensive network of contacts in museum and/or research circles;

-Be an inspiring teacher, as well as an active and stimulating participant in establishing the new studies programme;

-Have a solid research track record, apparent in a substantial list of international publications;

-(By preference) have completed, or almost completed, a PhD degree with a specialisation in theory of photography in the field of art history, sociology, anthropology or other;

-Have a proven interest in the relationship of photography and the media;

-Be able to teach both on a Master’s and a PhD level;

-Have proven didactic abilities;

-Have a good command of the English language.


A guest lecture is part of the application procedure.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

The position corresponds to level UD2 (lecturer 2) with a gross monthly salary varying from minimum 2,179.00 Euro to maximum 4,027.00 Euro (full-time rate).

This is a temporary position, for a period of two years. An extension of this period is possible.


Interested applicants can obtain further particulars from the chairman of the Appointment Committee, Mr Jack Verduyn Lunel, phone 071 527 3084 or e-mail [email protected] Information on the Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts and the Master’s Programme in Photographic Studies can be obtained at the following address:

Persons wishing to nominate a suitable candidate can also contact the chairman or the secretary of the Appointment Committee, Dr K.J.J. Korevaart, phone 071 527 3084 or e-mail [email protected]

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, exhibitions etc., as well as a plan for future research. Applications should be sent by (e-)mail to the following address no later than three weeks after the appearance of the advertisement. Please include a reference to the vacancy number in the letter as well as on the envelope.

Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts

Attn. Secretary of the Appointment Committee

Dr K.J.J. Korevaart

Postbus 9500

2300 RA Leiden

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