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Tenure Track position

in accordance with § 99 paragraph 5 Austrian University Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz 2002)

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Tu 25.6.2024

The following position at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is advertised: 

Tenure Track position 

in accordance with § 99 paragraph 5 Austrian University Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz 2002) for “Digital Didactics and Art Education” in the study program Art and Education – teaching subject Art and Design at the Institute for Education in the Arts (IKL) at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, the goal of qualification being a habilitation or achievements appropriate to habilitation (according to §27 KV). This full-time position is offered for a period of six years, starting on 1 October 2024. 

Areas of responsibility 

  • subject-related research on digital didactics and art education: subject-related didactic theory, digital tools and teaching formats in the school context (secondary level)
  • in-depth study and forward-looking development of the study program Art and Education with a focus on digital justice and intersectionality
  • independent teaching of courses amounting to 4 contact hours per week including exams as well as supervision of students in the field of subject didactics/school practice
  • development, participation and implementation of (third-party funded) research projects
  • active scientific publication and lecture practice
  • participation in research agendas and tasks in the development of the institute's research fields
  • participation in the institute's organizational, administrative and committee tasks, in juries and working groups as well as in quality development and evaluation measures in teaching and research
  • participation in teaching agendas of the study program Art and Education

    Conditions of employment
  • scientific doctorate (completed with a very good degree) in the field of art didactics/art education and digitality in a subject relevant to the position
  • specific international experience at relevant art and/or research institutions as well as an independent, internationally recognized artistic or research practice (through collaborations, research or exhibition practice, publications and lectures)
  • proven mediation activity in the school context (secondary level)
  • proof of teaching experience in tertiary education for at least two semesters
  • submission of an abstract (max. 10,000 characters) outlining a habilitation project in the field of digital didactics and art education (focal points, research question, theoretical perspectives and methodological approach)
  • very good English and German language skills
  • ability to work in a team
  • general anti-discriminatory understanding and the willingness to further improve these skills

The monthly gross salary according to the collective agreement for university employees in salary group B1|Post-Doc position currently amounts to Euro 4.752,30 for full-time employment. Once a qualification agreement has been concluded, the candidate will be transferred to salary group A2 Assistant Professors and, once the qualification targets have been met, to the group of Associate Professors. 

Interested parties please apply enclosing a cover letter, CV and abstract for a habilitation project (max. 10,000 characters) by 25 June 2024 to: 

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 application and working conditions that are as accessible as possible. In this context, the Academy actively supports the application 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.