Associate professor in art history and contemporary art theory
At the Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art, there is a vacancy for a position as Associate Professor (100%) in art history and contemporary art theory.
Work tasks/research field:
We are looking for an associate professor with an academic, curatorial or other relevant academic background. Potential candidates must be able to develop and teach a range of introductions and lectures on theoretical issues related to the art field. We are seeking applicants with a broad knowledge of contemporary art, philosophy, politics, and history.
Together with colleagues in the area called ‘Reflection’ at the Art Academy, our new associate professor will develop and teach theoretical courses for both the BA- and the MA-program in Fine Art. The teaching format is mainly lectures, supplemented by seminars and reading groups.
The position requires a critical commitment to support students' artistic developments as well as the research environment of the Art Academy. The position includes 46% of research-time for academic research. Relevant applicants must have an interest in developing the research activities of the Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art.
The applicant must have an extended professional network, both locally and international. Additional experience in academic and curatorial writing and editing as well as PhD-supervision will be valued.