Aalto University: Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor of Visual Culture and Artistic Practices

Dates or Deadline: 
6 June 2018 to 31 July 2018
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Aalto University

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11, 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS) is an institution of higher education for design, media, architecture, motion picture, art education and art. The current key areas of research are design, digital media, audiovisual representation, art, visual culture, welfare architecture and emerging technologies as well as urban planning and design. The school produces specialists and innovators of art, design and architecture with strong artistic and technical skills.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites Tenure track or Tenured position applications for:

Professor of Visual Culture and Artistic Practices

The call is open on all levels of the Aalto University tenure track system: Assistant, Associate and Full Professor. The position will begin 1 October 2018 or as agreed.

The professor of visual culture and artistic practices will work in the Department of Art (see http://taide.aalto.fi/en/) which is globally recognized for its research excellence, groundbreaking art, pioneering education, and societal impact.

The professorship is located at the intersections of visual culture and contemporary art, and the person chosen for this position will be responsible for developing artistic thinking and practices, and their application to new areas, contexts, and non-art disciplines. The professorship strengthens transdisciplinary collaborations, as well as the integration and sharing of creative activities and thinking across different fields of the university.

More information about the position is available here.

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