ADAPT-r Call for Experienced Researcher 22 January 2015

Experienced Researcher
Following contractual EC regulations, an Experienced Researcher within the Marie Curie framework is defined as a researcher who, at the time of recruitment is:

1) in possession of a doctoral degree, independently of the time taken to acquire it, or has at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience and

2) has less than five years of full-time equivalent research experience Read more »

Opening: HES Professor-coordinator at the CCC Research-Based Master Programme Critical Curatorial Cybermedia 22 January 2015

The CCC Research-Based Master Programme develops art practices embedded in the fields of critical theory and cultural studies and transmits curatorial and cybermedia skills as main disseminating media. Research training is at the core of the pedagogical objectives. Scientific research projects are initiated to foster students’ professional developments and relevant artistic inventions. The Programme publishes academic papers and research reports in a long-term relationship with its national and international networks.

Type of position: 60 – 75%

Position description
HES Professor-coordinator at CCC Research-Based Master Programme, Visual Arts Department, Geneva University of Art and Design. The artistic practice is research-based, encompasses the critical, curatorial, cultural, political and ecological fields and evinces a commitment to further developing the possibilities of research through art.

The candidate should be competent to lead scientific research (PhD/ SNF scientific research projects); he/she should demonstrate expertise in artistic and curatorial studies, understood as a social and critical activation. He/She is expected to provide artistic, conceptual, pedagogical and administrative leadership to the Programme. He/She should be committed to reinventing the curriculum while also insuring continuity. The candidate should have the skills needed to communicate and disseminate the transdisciplinary aims and the strategic vision of the CCC Researched-Based Master Programme.

The position includes teaching, conducting research and coordinating the Programme in collaboration with the Faculty and the HEAD administration. The candidate will cooperate with an « adjoint scientifique » or a « maître d’enseignement » and work in conjonction with an international visiting artist every year. He/She will have responsibility for directing the Programme.

He/she will answer to the Geneva University of Art and Design Director and to the Dean of the Visual Arts Department.   Read more »

A new publication from former Elia Board Member Efva Lilja 22 January 2015

Efva Lilja, Artist, Professor, Expert Advisor on Artistic Research at the
Ministry of Education and Research in Sweden, former Board member of ELIA has published a new book with the title: Art, Research, Empowerment The artist as researcher Read more »

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