Aalto University, Department of Art is looking for LECTURER in the field of University-Wide Art Studies | Leonardo/ISAST

Aalto University, Department of Art is looking for LECTURER in the field of University-Wide Art Studies

Dates or Deadline: 
19 June 2018 to 15 August 2018
Organized by: 
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Contact: 
Elina Helminen

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 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture is one of the most prestigious international universities of art, de-sign and architecture in the world. The school is a significant player in its impact on social life. Our cam-puses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland. The School of ARTS will move to rapidly modernizing campus in Otaniemi Espoo during summer/autumn 2018. The Otaniemi campus will be a collaborative hub, supporting flexible and collaborative ways of working.

Department of Art is looking for LECTURER in the field of University-Wide Art Studies
for a 4-year-period, beginning in January 1st 2019, or appropriate.

The purpose of the university lecturer is to develop, coordinate, and conduct teaching and research in the area of University-wide Art Studies for all of Aalto University.
University-wide Art Studies (UWAS) is an initiative, which develops arts-based courses for all students of the university, to expand their perspectives and skillsets. The aim is to offer arts-based transdisciplinary education with a strong art and creative practice underpinning, and to develop the necessary practices and structures for their deployment.

The duties of the university lecturer include:
• Participation in coordinating and developing the practices and structures of UWAS under the lead-ership of the professor in charge of University-Wide Art Studies.
• Participating in teaching UWAS courses
• Preparing research, and developing, implementing, and leading events and projects under the leadership of the professor in charge of University-Wide Art Studies
• Participation in the development and administration work of UWAS
The university lecturer will work with the professor in charge of UWAS, to plan, develop, and coordinate the activities, and to research themes, issues, and areas related to art, creativity, pedagogy, and theory within the multidisciplinary university context. It is expected that the university lecturer plan and develop new courses, projects and events. The university lecturer will also be expected to pursue their own line of research and publications in related areas.

APPLY FOR THIS JOB HERE: http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/1904/