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Open Position: Professor of Visual Arts at ENSAPC

07 October 2019

Ecole nationale supérieure d’arts de Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC) is seeking a professor of visual arts. 

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.

The incumbent:
  • 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.
See full job offer here.

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