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Open position: Professorship at the School of Sculpture

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts is looking for a committed, experienced and highly acclaimed artist to take over the professorship at the School of Sculpture. The successful applicant will begin September 1, 2019.

The School of Sculpture constitutes one of four MFA departments at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts' international MFA study programme.

The School of Sculpture focuses on artistic practices that unfold in three dimensions. The core field of study is sculpture, objects, installations and art in public spaces.

The School looks towards the preconditions of contemporary art. Supporting this, its activities include visits to exhibitions, meeting artists, curators and critics, going on excursions and study trips and reflecting on theory. The School also invites guests to visit the school, arranging lectures and engaging the students in an ongoing dialogue. 

As professor of the School of Sculpture you will be Head of Study, meaning that you hold the overall responsibility for directing the study programme, ensuring the quality of the teaching provided, and for assisting the students’ artistic development through supervision, guidance and teaching. The professor is in charge of the School’s academic management and holds the responsibility for outlining the academic profile of the School of Sculpture. The professor is very welcome to collaborate with students on this.

Working in collaboration with Rector and the other Heads of Study, the professor will contribute to the strategic development of the Schools of Visual Arts’ profile, forms of teaching and overall objectives.

Please see the full job posting here.