The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is currently accepting applications for the position of University Professor of of epistemology and methodology of artistic production at the Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies according to § 99 of the Universities Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz 2002), with a 5 years term, starting in October 2011.
Among several requests, candidates will hold a degree in the field from an Austrian university, equivalent foreign university or a qualification that may be considered equivalent, possess excellent academic qualification in the field of research and teaching of art as mode of knowledge-production and discursive practice, have coordination skills concerning the organisation of events and publications, be able to set up a long-term programme for innovative fundamental research within the field of epistemology and methodology of art (comprising the following fields of activity: artistic knowledge, artistic research, art/science-intersections amongst others).
The successful apllicant will hold the chair of the field of research "Kunst-Wissen", design, development and coordination of research projects within the field of epistemology and methodology of art, raise third-party funds for the field of research, teaching at least 6 units a week, among other activities.
Written applications, enclosing a full CV and the reference number 03/2011, should be sent to the stated address by March 31st, 2011 (date of postmark):
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Human Resource DepartmentSchillerplatz 3
A - 1010 Wien
You can also contact their recruiting department.