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Job Post: Professor of Fundamentals of Visual Art / Drawing

10 september 2015

Professor (W 2) of Fundamentals of Visual Art / Drawing

The position is initially for a period of five years; decisions on possible exceptions will be taken during the course of the appointment procedure.

The successful candidate will be a person of recognised artistic standing with experience in teaching and research who will have the task of teaching drawing within the framework of artistic fundamentals in the Art faculty.
Applicants will be expected to introduce students to both traditional and experimental methods in drawing. Course units are generally conducted in German. 

As well as fulfilling the general professional requirements of § 35 of the Higher Education Act of the German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, the successful candidate will also be expected to have the following:

- Evidence of independent artistic work and exhibition activity in the area of contemporary drawing
- Teaching experience at a university or at corresponding non-university institutions
- Continuous individual guidance of all students within the framework of the Fundamentals of Visual Art within the Art faculty
- The ability to further develop this teaching area
- Conceptual and content-related participation in interdisciplinary activities within the context of the further development of the university
- Willingness to actively participate in academic self-administration

Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle strives to increase the proportion of women among its staff and explicitly encourages women to apply for this position. Preference shall be given to applications from severely disabled persons with equal qualifications and aptitude.

Applications that specify the position being applied for and include the standard documents (curriculum vitae, description of artistic/professional career, publications, documentation, certified copies of references and certificates) should be submitted by 16th October 2015 to:

University of Art and Design Halle
Neuwerk 7, 06114 Halle

Beulingstraat 8
1017 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

T: +31 (0)20 330 1116
F: +31 (0)20 626 7751
Email: info@elia-artschools.org

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