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Two Open Positions at Zurich University of the Arts

20 August 2019

Zurich University of the Arts, one of Europe’s leading arts universities with around 2,100 bachelor and master students, is hiring for two positions:

Professor in Creative Economies

Working together with a Managing Director, the incoming professor will be responsible for setting up and managing the newly established Zurich Centre for Creative Economies. He or she will actively pursue teaching (at BA and MA level), research (based on third-party funding and in cooperation with external organisations) and talent advancement (to PhD level in the mid-term, and in specific qualification programmes in the short-term). To this end, the appointee will analyse various forms of ecology at the interface of culture, society, politics, business and science with reference to the disciplines taught and researched at ZHdK.

The ideal applicant should have at least a PhD or an equivalent qualification in the creative economies, proven competence in the conception and controlling of processes in the university sector, and in teaching and researching, and a willingness to commit for a period of 4-6 years, gaining further qualifications during this perio

To apply, please visit the website.

Professur Fachdidaktik in Kunst und Design

The aim of this professorship, which is unique in Switzerland, is to strengthen research-based subject didactics in art and design and to network them in an international scientific community. The incoming professor manages the doctoral program "Fachdidaktik in Kunst und Design", is involved in teaching, initiates and supervises research and development projects, supervises examinations, internships and doctorates.  

A description of the ideal candidate  follows in German:
Abschluss eines künstlerischen und/oder wissenschaftlichen Hochschulstudiums einschliesslich einer Promotion, Nachweis Forschungstätigkeiten im relevanten Bereich, Drittmittelprojekte und Publikationen, Erfahrung in der Studiengangs- und Curriculumsentwicklung und fundierte Kenntnisse des öffentlichen Bildungswesens der Schweiz.

To apply, please visit the website.

Application deadlines: 30 September 2019

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