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at University of Applied Arts Vienna

University of Applied Arts Vienna is hiring a university professor to join its staff in Vienna.

The following position at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is advertised:
University professorship in accordance with 99 Austrian University Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz 2002) for Architectural Theory and Architectural Design at the Institute for Art and Architecture (IKA). This full-time professorship is offered for a period of one year, starting on 1 October 2024.

The architectural education at the IKA is based on an interacting structure of five platforms, each dedicated to a specific focus. These five platforms are: Analogue Digital Production (ADP), Structural Materials Technology (CMT), Ecology Sustainability Cultural Heritage (ESC), History Theory Criticism (HTC), Geography Landscapes Cities (GLC).

The open position is located within the platform History Theory Criticism (HTC). The professorship includes teaching obligations such as design studio and lectures as well as research and administration.

Conditions of employment:

  • qualification as an architect or architectural theorist with an Austrian or equivalent international university degree on PhD level in architecture or proof of an equivalent academic qualification based on international publication, lecture and research activity
  • proof of a recognized highly qualified scientific or artistic-scientific position in the field of architectural theory and/or architectural history
  • university teaching experience in the field of History Theory Criticism (HTC) mentioned above, including design supervision
  • excellent knowledge of English and/or German
  • gender and discrimination critical competence

Desired qualifications:

  • exceptional knowledge and achievements in the field of architectural theory and the ability to link them to student design work
  • expertise in the field of architectural design with focus on architectural theory, architectural history and urban history
  • social skills and ability to work in a team

The teaching commitment includes at least 14 hours per week.

The monthly gross salary according to the collective bargaining agreement for university employees in salary group A1 for full-time employment is currently €6,362.50.

The application should include a cover letter, detailed CV, reference projects, a description of the applicant’t eaching approaches/teaching concept as well as a description of previous courses with exemplary student
work. At least one research focus within the platform HTC is to be proposed as part of the application.

Interested parties please apply by 4 June 2024 via the apply for job button below.

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna strives to increase the representation of women and strongly requests applications from qualified women. Furthermore, the Academy strives to create applications and working
conditions that are as accessible as possible. In this context, the Academy actively supports the application A…kademie der bildenden Künste Wien of people with disabilities. Applicants can contact the human resources department or the Academy’s disability representatives in advance. Applicants are not entitled to compensation for travel and
accommodation expenses incurred in connection with the admission procedure.

Salary: Undisclosed