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University professor
at Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

The Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna is currently accepting applications for
a university professor in Austria.

In accordance to § 99 UG 2002 of the Universities Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz, UG 2002) for a position in architectural design at the Institute for Art and Architecture (IKA). The appointment is for a period of one year starting from 15 February 2020.

Architectural education at the IKA is based on five interrelated platforms, which structure teaching contents and constitute the institute's operative basis.

These platforms are

Analogue Digital Production (ADP), Construction Material Technology (CMT), Ecology Sustainability Conservation (ESC), History Theory Criticism (HTC), Geography Landscapes Cities (GLC).

Employment conditions:

  • qualified as an architect in Austria or abroad or proof of equivalent academic qualification
  • proof of excellent and internationally recognized achievements in architecture (design practice and construction) or equivalent achievements in theory and the arts
  • proof of teaching qualifications and experience in at least one of the fields
    mentioned above
  • an excellent command of English and/or German


  • gender competence
  • intercultural/anti-discriminatory competences

Applicants should prove working knowledge of architectural design. Candidates should show substantial experience in at least one of the five platforms.

Teaching duties include courses totalling in at least 14 teaching hours per week.

The gross monthly salary according to the collective bargaining agreement for university employees in group A1 is currently EUR 5.130,2.

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna intends to increase the number of its female staff, in particular among its managerial, scientific and artistic staff and therefore explicitly invites qualified women to apply. In case of applicants with the same qualifications, women shall be given preferences. The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is determined to undertake anti-discrimination measures in respect of employment policy. Furthermore, the academy intends to create barrier-free application and working conditions. Within this framework, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna actively supports the application of people with disabilities.

Interested candidates are invited to send their applications until 21 May 2019.

Please click here to apply. 

Applicants will not be reimbursed for travelling and accommodation expenses incurred as a result of their participation in the application process.

  • Applications have closed.