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|[Nettime-nl] Piet Zwart Institute zoekt afdelingsdocent Fine Art|
Piet Zwart Institute Seeks a new Course Director for the Master of Fine Art Programme Rotterdam, The Netherlands Application deadline: September 12 Job starting from November 1, 2011 0,8 FTE, 32 hours www.pzwart.wdka.nl Share this: Facebook | Twitter The Piet Zwart Institute is the Master programme of the Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam University. It is an international centre for postgraduate studies offering research programmes within the fields of art, media design, and education. The Institute is founded on an interest in the social, cultural, historical, and political contexts in which these disciplines operate. Research through theory, practice and interdisciplinary dialogue is core to shaping the curriculum. The Master of Fine Art Programme is uniquely positioned both within the Institute and the professional field, distinguishing itself by working with a renowned international team of tutors and guests, who actively engage with topical subjects and innovative approaches to contemporary art practice. As a two year English-taught Master, the course provides an educational setting where artists can develop their practice and research through independent studio work and lively dialogue with artists, curators and theorists from a diversity of disciplines such as art, theatre, literature, philosophy, cinema, and others. Parallel to these activities, it has a rich history of public programming, exhibitions and publications. Candidate Profile: We are looking for an enterprising and energetic individual with strong management skills and a passion for art and education. The candidate must possess a Master level graduate degree or above, and show evidence of five years of professional achievement in the fields of either art education, curatorial practice, art, or theory and criticism. Knowledge of current developments within the field and access to an international network of professionals is crucial. The candidate needs to show a willingness to cooperate across larger organisational structures and engage in running the Master of Fine Art Programme on a daily basis with student needs in mind. He or she should also possess competent writing skills in the English language and show a willingness to learn basic Dutch. Responsibilities: Development of the Master of Fine Art curriculum, which expands upon the Piet Zwart Institute activities and profile, reflects current changes within the field of contemporary art and complies with academic regulations Maintaining of an inspiring work and learning environment for both staff and students Selection and coordination of staff and guest tutors and programming of thematic projects Planning and overseeing the annual budget Execution of administrative tasks related to staff, quality assurance and student affairs Attendance and planning of staff meetings Working closely with the Director and other Course Directors in the development of the public programme at the Piet Zwart Institute Teaching and guiding of assessments Promotion of the programme on a national and international level Creation and fostering of ties with partner institutions Contract and wage scale are determined according to function, training, and experience, and are drawn up in compliance with the CAO guidelines (Collective Labor Agreement for Higher Education). Payment is based on scale 12 and can range from 3860,34 EUR to a maximum of 4964,68 EUR for fulltime employment. The postion is for 0,8 FTE (32hrs a week). Application: Applicants should provide a cover letter elaborating upon educational approach, leadership vision, and motivation, a curriculum vitae, if applicable: documentation of practice (2-3 pages) and names and contact information of two references. Mail applications to: Attn: Renée Turner Director of the Piet Zwart Institute Willem de Kooning Academy P.O. Box 1272 3000 BG Rotterdam The Netherlands For courier deliveries: Blaak 10 3011 TA Rotterdam The Netherlands For further enquires contact Renée Turner after August 22nd: firstname.lastname@example.org ______________________________________________________ * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: * http://www.nettime.org/. * Contact: Menno Grootveld (email@example.com).