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Open Position: Professor of Visual Arts at ENSAPC
The principle duties and responsibilities of the professor will be reporting to the school’s director and operating as part of a team of 26 professors and 7 studio coordinators, the incumbent provides instruction in the visual arts through projects driven by a process of experimentation and production, as well as by solid research methodologies. Teaching takes the form of classroom instruction, studio workshops, group and individual discussions, research projects, and seminars.
- Teaches students in years 1–5 of the ENSAPC curriculum.
- Helps ensure the delivery of coordinated and complementary instruction, thereby contributing to the school’s mission and to collective reflection.
- Contributes to the diffusion of the school’s artistic output through various professional channels (museums, art centers, exhibitions, biennials, festivals, special programs, professional gatherings, and so on), both nationally and internationally.
- Performs the various functions required of art educators: monitoring student progress on theses, advising students and evaluating their performance, serving on juries, participating in faculty meetings, etc.
- Participates in inviting guest artists, scholars, and professionals for lectures, workshops, and other events.
- Is proactive in the implementation of instructional projects involving artistic production and experimentation.
- Helps identify internship and exchange opportunities at the national and international levels.
- Participates in the deveopment of ENSAPC’s research programs by liaising with other postsecondary / doctoral institutions and institutes, notably within the Université Paris Seine system and the Graduate School of Humanities, Creation and Heritage.
- Contributes to cross-disciplinary projects undertaken in collaboration with member schools of the Institut de la Création (École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Versailles, specializing in architecture; École nationale supérieure de paysage de Versailles, specializing in landscape architecture and design).
Fully embracing transversality in experience, field, style, and medium, ENSAPC’s student-centred approach to teaching covers a wide range of disciplines spanning the visual arts, writing, the performing arts, film, and critical theory in collaboration with partners in France and abroad. To encourage a critical approach to contemporary challenges, ENSAPC is mobile, responsive, questioning, and attentive to new fields of knowledge that enable exploration of new territory.
Application deadline: 20 October 2019
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