August 14, 2018

Academic position in Painting

Australian National University School of Art & Design

Courtesy of ANU School of Art & Design.

The ANU School of Art & Design (SOA&D) is focused on achieving excellence in research and teaching in accordance with its position within as a highly ranked Australian university. The Australian National University (ANU) is an outstanding, research-intensive institution ranked among the great universities of the world, located in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. The School is seeking a new academic team member to contribute to the School’s aims through its Visual Arts and Design programs. Further information regarding the below position can be found here.

The School is seeking to appoint an academic for the role of Senior lecturer or Lecturer to contribute to the dynamic and exemplary visual arts programs in the field of Painting which is an outstanding discipline within the School. The candidate will have relevant experience in studio-based teaching and the technical, conceptual and historical underpinnings of contemporary Painting. The capacity for leadership and administration is sought and some experience in both is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will have a personal research profile based on an active creative research practice through exhibitions, and other activities relating to and furthering the field. The candidate will contribute to the research activity and profile of the School, and provide high quality and innovative teaching within the undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research programs. The appointment is a leadership role and will be at Senior Lecturer (C) level or Lecturer (B) level, depending on the attributes and experience of the successful applicant.

ANU is fortunate to be based on a strikingly beautiful, open campus in the heart of the nation’s capital. Blending green space with heritage buildings and fine contemporary architecture, our campus is home to more than 5,000 students, and a centre of daily activities for 15,000 more students and staff. The privileged location of ANU in the national capital creates opportunities and responsibilities to share our collections, campus, and learning environment with our community and the nation.

The ANU has nearly 100,000 alumni including academic leaders, professionals in all areas of visual arts and culture, political, business, and government positions. We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life. ANU hosts some of the nation’s most influential Indigenous researchers and researchers on Indigenous issues. While the national university’s focus is Australia, our horizons are global. The legacy of our long-standing international engagement and expertise has delivered us unrivalled impact beyond our borders, particularly throughout Asia and the Pacific. Great research by outstanding staff creates the right environment for the highest quality education. Governments and civil society expect ANU to be at the leading edge of thinking in these areas, enlivened by continuously renewed partnerships, involvement of leaders from outside the academy, and excellence in our research and teaching.

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