Visiting Professor in Visual Theory and Practice

Vacancy summary: 
Visual Studies Platform at CEU invites applications for a Visiting Professor in visual theory and methodology with particular emphasis on digital and interactive media as well as cross-media perspectives. We are looking for an experienced academic with a strong background in theoretical reflection and comparative media analysis. The successful candidate will offer a 2 credit MA course as part of the Visual Theory and Practice curriculum (Fall or Winter 2017/2018). The proposed course may include visual and media theory, digital cultures, history and theory of new media and web-based technologies. Candidates who apply are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in curriculum development and working with interdisciplinary graduate students in novel ways to accomplish curricular goals. They are also expected to contribute to relevant knowledge exchange initiatives with institutional partners outside CEU. Potential candidates are encouraged to check the website (www.vsp.ceu.edu) and contact VSP for more information at vsp@ceu.edu The position contributes to the core of the Visual Theory and Practice curriculum established by CEU’s Visual Studies Platform. VSP is an interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore and propose innovative approaches to research and teaching visual imagery in the humanities and social sciences and foster expertise in this field across the university. CEU is a graduate institution with an intellectually vivid and stimulating environment known for its highly motivated and diverse students and faculty.
Position for: 
Faculty
Application deadline: 
Apr 15, 2017

Visiting Professor in Visual Theory and Practice

Starting date:  September 2017 / January 2018

Application deadline: 15 April 2017, until the position is filled.

Visual Studies Platform at CEU invites applications for a Visiting Professor in visual theory and methodology with particular emphasis on digital and interactive media as well as cross-media perspectives. We are looking for an experienced academic with a strong background in theoretical reflection and comparative media analysis. The successful candidate will offer a 2 credit MA course as part of the Visual Theory and Practice curriculum (Fall or Winter 2017/2018). The proposed course may include visual and media theory, digital cultures, history and theory of new media and web-based technologies. Candidates who apply are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in curriculum development and working with interdisciplinary graduate students in novel ways to accomplish curricular goals. They are also expected to contribute to relevant knowledge exchange initiatives with institutional partners outside CEU. Potential candidates are encouraged to check the website (www.vsp.ceu.edu) and contact VSP for more information at vsp@ceu.edu

 The position contributes to the core of the Visual Theory and Practice curriculum established by CEU’s Visual Studies Platform. VSP is an interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore and propose innovative approaches to research and teaching visual imagery in the humanities and social sciences and foster expertise in this field across the university. CEU is a graduate institution with an intellectually vivid and stimulating environment known for its highly motivated and diverse students and faculty.

 Qualifications:

Applicants will be expected to provide a portfolio with evidence of:

  • a PhD degree or equivalent within visual studies, digital media, new media, media history and theory or a related field;
  • an internationally-recognized research profile in the field
  • minimum three years graduate level teaching experience within visual theory or media studies;

Compensation: 

We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply? 

 Applicants need to submit:

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Syllabus samples
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy

 Review of applications will begin in April 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

 Informal enquiries may be addressed to Anna Orosz, VSP Coordinator (vsp@ceu.edu).

 Please send your complete application package to:

advert@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2017/041.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

 

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences and humanities, public policy and management. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1400 students from 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information please visit www.ceu.edu

How to apply: 
How to apply? Applicants need to submit: Letter of interest CV Syllabus samples One-page statement of teaching philosophy Review of applications will begin in April 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Anna Orosz, VSP Coordinator (vsp@ceu.edu). Please send your complete application package to: advert@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2017/041.