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Stockholm University of the Arts

Professor of Film and Media

We welcome your application for the position of Professor of Film and Media with the assignment as responsible for the profile area Art, Technology, Materiality! Deadline 2 May 2022.

The position is based at the Research Centre where you will work with the profile professors and the Vice-rector for Research. At the Research Centre you will work to strengthen and develop the research conducted within the University. You will be expected to pursue collaborations in your profile area and to conduct your own artistic research. You will actively participate and represent SKH in the national and international artistic research communities. The profile area serves as a context for questioning the nature of the materiality of artistic practice and its implications. It enables discussions on what occurs in and through artistic practice, in the interplay between making and thinking where knowledge and meaning is acquired through engaging in the world, with other beings as well as through materials and things. Here, objects are considered active and co-creating rather than discovered or revealed. 

As a professor, you are a leader in your artistic field, the quality of your work is at the highest international level. In addition, you should have both depth and breadth of expertise in your artistic field.

Job description

Your work tasks also include:
• Develop the profile area Art, Technology, Materiality as an active interdisciplinary platform within the artistic research environment at SKH.
• Teach and supervise at all levels.
• Work to strengthen the link between research and education at SKH.
• Develop and contribute to collaborations and networks that strengthen the artistic research environment at SKH.
• Initiate, develop and manage artistic research projects internally and externally at national and international level.
• Actively participate in and represent SKH in the national and international artistic research community.

The position may include tasks like responsibility for areas such as research ethics, strategies for external funding, quality assurance work and interaction with the surrounding community. As a professor, you will play an important role in building a shared culture of openness and collaboration at SKH and be involved in creating a good working environment. The position includes research time as agreed.

About the position

The scope of employment is of a full-time position and it is a fixed period of three years, after which the period of the employment must be renewed. Employment to commence at the earliest date January 2023.

Submit your application no later than 2022-05-02.

Read more about the job, how to apply, eligibility and assessment criteria here: Professor of film and media

Contact person: Cecilia Roos, Vice-rector for Research

Stockholm University of the Arts (SKH) provides education and conducts research in the fields of circus, dance, dance pedagogy, film, media, opera, performing arts and acting. Through our pioneering educational programmes and research, we aim to strengthen the power and ability of art to interact with and respond to challenges of society today. Our artistic research environment offers unique opportunities for in-depth studies, as well as for creating interdisciplinary artistic projects.

Photo: Einar Kling-Odencrants, 2019. From Marie Andrée Robitailles PhD-project.





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