August 4, 2021

Head of Doctoral Programme

Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Nick Laessing, Hydrogen Kitchen. Installation view, Delfina Foundation, London, 2019. 

Slade School of Fine Art, London Summer Intensive, 2017.

Slade School of Fine Art, UCL Media Services, University College London.

The Slade School of Fine Art invites applications for Professor in Fine Art & Head of Doctoral Programme.

The full-time post will lead the Slade PhD programme and provide direction and vision. They will maintain and develop its cross-disciplinary ethos and ensure its smooth running as central to the School, staff research and Slade research priorities. The successful candidate will have a national and international research profile and be a practicing artist engaged with the practices and discourses of fine art in its broadest sense.

The Slade is committed to addressing and combatting systemic racism, as well as all other issues relating to equity, diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic artists, and other under-represented groups.

The Slade is an art school with an international outlook, part of UCL, London's global university. The Slade offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes all of which are taught by practicing artists. Staff and students approach contemporary art practice, and the history and theories that inform it through experimentation, imagination and research-oriented practice. The Slade offers a supportive, stimulating and creative environment in which to develop doctoral research.

For 150 years the School has been a leader in fine art education, fostering innovative, interdisciplinary artistic and research cultures. Our multiple histories have transformed art education, research, and practice, both in the past and present, nationally and internationally.

Application deadline: August 19, 2021
Interview date: September 10, 2021

A job description and person specification can be accessed here.

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