Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

Vacancies

(Further below the position as Senior Lecturer!)

Royal Institute of Art is recruiting a Professor in Fine Art specialised in Performance in the Expanded Field (100%)


Kungl. Konsthögskolan / The Royal Institute of Art (KKH) is an institution for higher education in art and architecture in Stockholm, with an international faculty of leading artists, theoreticians and architects. KKH has a little over 200 students and a staff of about 60. The Royal Institute of Art offers a five-year Programme and a Master Programme in Fine Art, one-year Post-Master courses in Fine Art and Architecture, and boasts a research environment comprising a PhD Programme and a variety of research projects. 

KKH also run an active international program with lectures, exhibitions and publications. The Vice Chancellor of the Royal Institute of Art is Sara Arrhenius.

The position specialises in performance in the expanded field in which forms of performative expression occupy art spaces or other places in dialogue with further aspects of contemporary art, including installation, sculpture, painting and sound.

Job description:

The main focus of the position is to teach and supervise Fine Art students on all levels – from undergraduate to PhD. A professor in Fine Art at KKH has special responsibility for a group of students at the Programmes in Fine Art and for obligatory segments and examination. The position also includes developing the study programme and contributing to the field’s educational development work. A very important element of the position is the post-holder’s own research and artistic development work.

The position also includes participation in the Institute’s common work, such as contributing to the joint planning of the study programme, participating on the Institute’s boards, committees and working parties and developing the Institute’s national and international network. The position may also include staff management.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have:

Assessment Criteria:

KKH places particularly strong emphasis on artistic expertise. The applicant’s artistic practice must be well-documented, independent, individual and of a high level.

Teaching expertise involves:

The concept of teaching expertise also includes a commitment to education and learning, a well-founded view of education as a concept and a vision for learning.

Additional assessment criteria:

The position requires advanced knowledge of English, spoken and written, knowledge of Swedish is not a requirement.

The Position:

This is a full-time five-year contract. KKH may renew the contract for another term of five years without additional competition. The position includes participating in the Institute’s common work and some administrative work. 50% of the working hours may be devoted to artistic research and artistic development work.

The Kungl. Konsthögskolan / Royal Institute of Art wishes to take advantage of the qualities that an equal gender distribution and cultural diversity add to its activities and we welcome applicants who can contribute to this.

Documentation:

The application should be accompanied by the following documents in English, in digital format only:

For further information, please contact Vice-Chancellor Sara Arrhenius. For general information about the terms of employment, please contact Head of Human Resources, Maria Axelsson. Union representatives: Ulrika Gustafsson Rosengren (SACO) and Göran Svenborn (ST). All can be reached on telephone number +46 8-614 40 00.

The application deadline is 12 March 2018. Applications must be marked with registration number: Dnr 2.4.1-8-2018

Applications must be submitted digitally on: https://ansok.kkh.se/tjanster/ansok.php?id=81

 

Royal Institute of Art is recruiting a Senior Lecturer in Painting (100%)


Kungl. Konsthögskolan/The Royal Institute of Art (KKH) is an institution for higher education in art and architecture in Stockholm, with an international faculty of leading artists, theoreticians and architects.

KKH has a little over 200 students and a staff of about 60. The Royal Institute of Art offers a five-year Programme and a Master Programme in Fine Art, one-year Post-Master courses in Fine Art and Architecture, and boasts a research environment comprising a PhD Programme and a variety of research projects.  KKH also run an active international program with lectures, exhibitions and publications. The Vice Chancellor of the Royal Institute of Art is Sara Arrhenius.

The education in painting at the Royal Institute of Art has traditionally enjoyed a prominent position and is an important part of the Institute’s educational environment. The position involves teaching all aspects of painting, formulating, planning and running courses, and, in collaboration with professors and a junior lecturer, further develop the teaching of painting.

Job description:

The main focus of the position is to teach and supervise students, individually and in groups, on all levels, from basic to advanced level. The position also includes participation in the Institute’s common work, such as contributing to the joint planning of the study programme, participating on the Institute’s boards, committees and working parties and developing the Institute’s national and international network. Teaching and administrative tasks will take up four days a week.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have:

Assessment Criteria:

KKH places particularly strong emphasis on artistic expertise. The applicant’s artistic practice must be well-documented, independent, individual and of a high level.

Teaching expertise involves:

Additional assessment criteria:

The position requires an advanced knowledge of spoken and written English; knowledge of Swedish is not a requirement.

The Position:

This is a full-time five-year contract. KKH may renew the contract for a further term of five years without additional competition. The position includes participating in the Institute’s common work and some administrative work. 20% of the working hours may be devoted to artistic research and artistic development work.

The Royal Institute of Art wishes to take advantage of the qualities that an equal gender distribution and cultural diversity add to its activities and we welcome applicants who can contribute to this.

Documentation:

The application should be accompanied by the following documents in English, in digital format only:

For further information, please contact the chair of the Academic Appointment Board Sigrid Sandström. For general information about the terms of employment, please contact Head of Human Resources, Maria Axelsson. Union representatives: Ulrika Gustafsson Rosengren (SACO) and Göran Svenborn (ST). All can be reached on telephone number +46 8-614 40 00.

The application deadline is 12 March 2018.
Applications must be marked with registration number: Dnr 2.4.1-9-2018

Applications must be submitted digitally on: https://ansok.kkh.se/tjanster/ansok.php?id=82