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Job vacancy at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna: University Professor with focus on Contextual Painting at the Institute of Fine Arts

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The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna intends to appoint following position:

University Professor
with focus on Contextual Painting at the Institute of Fine Arts. This professorship is appointed from September 20th 2006 until September 19th 2010.

Requirements for application:

  • excellent artistic qualification in the field of Painting having special regard to a work concept that reflects Contextual Panting in a formal as well methodological way. In terms of a transdisciplinary art term references to other disciplines, media and genres should be considered;
  • an appropriate degree of an Austrian or equivalent foreign university (or artistic qualification that may be considered equivalent);
  • proof of artistic qualification and international exhibition activity;
  • proof of pedagogic and didactic qualities;
  • competence to hold a chair and of contributing to the development of the arts and sciences by promoting the Academy's research activities;
  • willingness to contribute in university agendas and to cooperate with colleagues is implied.

Teaching obligations include 17 artistic individual tuition units a week and the leadership of the appropriate class at the Institute of Fine Arts.

Written applications, enclosing a full CV and the reference number 13/2006, should be sent to the stated address by 17.05.2006.

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Human Resource Department
Schillerplatz 3 | 1010 Vienna |
Tel.: 0043/1/ 588 16 - 276 | Fax: 01 588 16 - 275 | e-mail:

Applicants will not be reimbursed for travelling and accommodation expenses incurred as a result of their participation in the application process.

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna intends to increase the number of its female staff, in particular among its managerial, scientific and artistic staff and therefore explicitly invites qualified women to apply. In case of applicants with the same qualifications, women shall be given preferences.

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is determined to undertake anti-discrimination measures in respect of employment policy.