The Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Deadline: 30 April 2023
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna invites applications for the position of the subject „Diaspora Aesthetics” at the Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies (IKW) of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. This full-time employment starting 1 October 2024 is initially limited for 5 years. Before the expiration of the limited term, an application for an extended or permanent contract can be submitted.
The focus of the Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies is on critical studies in the context of contemporary art, gender studies, postcolonial studies, sociology, aesthetic theory, art history and media studies.
The advertised position addresses interested persons of various disciplinary backgrounds who deal with globalization, flight and migration, exile and diaspora in the context of art, everyday and popular culture, as well as social movements. The responsibilities include teaching and research, the supervision of diploma/MA theses and doctoral theses, as well as participation in the further development of the Master’s program Critical Studies and in the university’s self-administration.
Conditions of employment
Teaching responsibilities include courses of at least 8 hours per week.
The monthly gross salary according to the collective agreement for university employees in salary group A1 is currently Euro 5.826.50. Depending on the qualification profile willingness of overpayment is given.
The application must be accompanied by a written concept for the positioning and further development of the major field of study in the advertised discipline, including a teaching concept (max. 7 pages), as well as a curriculum vitae including research projects, a letter of motivation and a list of publications.
Interested candidates please apply by 30 April 2023 here.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna aims to increase the representation of women and strongly encourages applications from qualified women. Furthermore, the Academy strives to create application and working conditions that are as accessible as possible. In this context, the Academy actively supports the application of people with disabilities. Applicants can contact the Human Resources Department or the Academy’s disability representatives in advance. Applicants are not entitled to compensation for travel and accommodation expenses incurred in connection with the admission procedure.