[artinfo] Lecturer Position at Leiden University

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Tue Apr 5 18:57:32 CEST 2005

Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts

The Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts, the youngest faculty of Leiden 
University, was founded on 14 December 2001 and represents a joint venture 
of the Leiden University with the Hogeschool van Beeldende Kunsten, Muziek 
en Dans (University of Professional Education in Fine Arts, Music and 
Dance) in The Hague, which consists of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and 
the Royal Conservatoire.

The Faculty aims at combining art and science and pursues this aim both in 
research and education, focusing in particular on research by performing 
artists, since they are in a unique position when it comes to the analysis 
and comparison of theory and practice. Within this context, the Faculty is 
developing a Master's Programme in Photographic Studies.

LECTURER Photography m/f (0.5 fte) Vacancy number 5-036
The successful candidate is expected to
-Actively take part in the Photographic Studies Programme by preparing and 
teaching courses;
-Test and evaluate his/her own courses;
-Conduct research based on an individual research plan following 
consultation with the Faculty Dean;
-Acquire funding for research;
-Present research results in the form of publications, presentations and 
-Act as co-supervisor to PhD students and encourage them in their research;
-Take on administrative tasks in the future Photographic Studies Programme 
as well as coordinate the content and development of the educational programme.

The successful candidate must
-Have an extensive network of contacts in museum and/or research circles;
-Be an inspiring teacher, as well as an active and stimulating participant 
in establishing the new studies programme;
-Have a solid research track record, apparent in a substantial list of 
international publications;
-(By preference) have completed, or almost completed, a PhD degree with a 
specialisation in theory of photography in the field of art history, 
sociology, anthropology or other;
-Have a proven interest in the relationship of photography and the media;
-Be able to teach both on a Master's and a PhD level;
-Have proven didactic abilities;
-Have a good command of the English language.


A guest lecture is part of the application procedure.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

The position corresponds to level UD2 (lecturer 2) with a gross monthly 
salary varying from minimum 2,179.00 Euro to maximum 4,027.00 Euro 
(full-time rate).
This is a temporary position, for a period of two years. An extension of 
this period is possible.


Interested applicants can obtain further particulars from the chairman of 
the Appointment Committee, Mr Jack Verduyn Lunel, phone 071 527 3084 or 
e-mail j.verduynlunel at kabk.nl. Information on the Faculty of Creative and 
Performing Arts and the Master's Programme in Photographic Studies can be 
obtained at the following address: http://www.leidenuniv.nl

Persons wishing to nominate a suitable candidate can also contact the 
chairman or the secretary of the Appointment Committee, Dr K.J.J. 
Korevaart, phone 071 527 3084 or e-mail kjj.korevaart at kunsten.leidenuniv.nl.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, 
exhibitions etc., as well as a plan for future research. Applications 
should be sent by (e-)mail to the following address no later than three 
weeks after the appearance of the advertisement. Please include a reference 
to the vacancy number in the letter as well as on the envelope.

Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts
Attn. Secretary of the Appointment Committee
Dr K.J.J. Korevaart
Postbus 9500
2300 RA Leiden

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