Professor of Fundamentals of Visual Art/Painting
Burg Giebichenstein University of Arts and Design Halle, Germany
Apply by January 31, 2018
Applications are invited for the following position in the Faculty of Arts at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, to be filled immediately:
Professor of Fundamentals of Visual Art/Painting (pay grade W2)
The successful candidate is skilled in the use of a wide spectrum of artistic methods in both classical and contemporary painting. Teaching content includes basic theories of composition and colour, as well as an introduction to methods of image creation within the context of material, process and space. An understanding of painting across all media is desirable.
As well as fulfilling the professional requirements of § 35 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Saxony-Anhalt, the successful candidate will also be expected to meet the following criteria:
– Proof of an original artistic oeuvre in the field of contemporary painting, with relevant exhibition work
– Higher education degree in an artistic subject, or equivalent qualification
– Documented teaching experience
– Continuing individual promotion of all students within the Fundamentals course, and dedication to the innovative advancement of the course
– Conceptual and technical participation in interdisciplinary tasks furthering the development of the university
– Willingness to actively participate in the university´s internal administration
The position is initially limited to a period of five years.
Burg Giebichenstein University of Arts and Design Halle strives to increase the proportion of female employees and explicitly invites applications from women. Applications from severely disabled candidates with equal qualifications and aptitudes will be given preference.
Applications should specify the position advertised, include the usual documentation (curriculum vitae, artistic and employment history, list of publications/catalogues, certified copies of credentials) and be sent to the following address by 31st January 2018:
Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle
Ausschreibung Professur Bildnerische Grundlagen / Malerei
06108 Halle (Saale)