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

University Professor
with focus on Video and Video-Installation at the Institute of Fine Arts. This professorship is appointed for a period of 4 years beginning with September 20th 2006 with the possibility of extension.

This professorship will be established at the Institute of Fine Arts to develop a concentration in this field as well as to enlarge the spectrum of artistic disciplines at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Since this professorship is the result of a rededication of the former subject Expanded Artistic Environment, the applicant is expected to consider the adjustment of this artistic profile and to advise the students in this field accordingly.

Requirements for application:

  • excellent artistic qualification in the relevant field having special regard to a work concept that reflects media guidelines in a formal as well as 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 14/2006, should be sent to the stated address by 17.05.2006.

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

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.


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