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Open Position: Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
Valand Academy is recruiting a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art. The appointment is for five years and mainly entails teaching at second-cycle level.
ELIA member HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts
will merge with Valand Academy
on 1 January 2020. Along with the Academy of Music and Drama
, the new academy HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design together form Scandinavia’s biggest Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts. The applicant should be prepared to participate in the development and change processes related to the forthcoming merger, and in furthering cooperation internally at the University of Gothenburg, and more broadly with the rest of society.
The applicant is expected to participate in teaching, supervision and examination; and course development, management and delivery, including supporting the University’s stated aim to further integrate education and research. The role involves teaching in the MFA Programme in Fine Art. The language of instruction is English. This international programme seeks to place emphasis on interrogating the roles of the artist in society and concepts of publicness. Students are taught to develop inquiry-driven methods in order to interrogate and contribute critically rigorous artistic responses to key challenges of our times.
The academy encourages applications from Fine Art practitioners and scholars whose artistic and research profiles and previous teaching experience can be applied to teaching inquiry-driven methods for artistic production via an evidenced commitment to interrogating concepts of publicness, and the implications of these concepts for the roles of artists and arts systems, including exhibitionary paradigms.
The registration deadline is 20 November 2019
To learn more and to apply, please visit the website