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Closing date for applications | 01.06.2010

at the Institute for Art and Architecture is to be filled for a limited duration of 3 years, starting on 01.09.2010.

At the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, the full time position of a Senior Scientist / Senior Artist for architectural design at the Institute for Art and Architecture is to be filled for a limited duration of 3 years, starting on 01.09.2010.

Application requirements:

Completed master's degree in architecture or qualification equivalent to a master's degree in architecture.  

Required qualifications:

  • Applicants should demonstrate in-depth knowledge in the fields of Construction Material Technologies and preferably also in the fields of Ecology, Sustainability and Cultural Heritage
  • Experience in teaching and practice is required, as well as social skills and capacity for teamwork
  • the ability to assess complex architectural tasks in their social, methodological and technical dimensions;
  • Ability to conduct and publish research. At least one research topic in these fields is to be proposed as part of the application.  
  • The ability to communicate methodological approaches.
  • The willingness and ability to take on organizational tasks and to work in a dynamic and independent manner.
  • An excellent command of English and German.

The application shall contain a description of the applicant's approach to research and its connection with teaching, in addition to previous course descriptions and student's works.  The enclosure of previously published work/articles would be valuable.

Applicants have no claim to reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs incurred in the course of the application process.

The Academy of Fine Arts is seeking to increase the proportion of women among its staff and therefore explicitly solicits applications by qualified female applicants, who will be preferentially hired, given equal qualifications.

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is committed to implementing anti-discriminatory measures in its personnel policies.