The call is open for Assistant II and Associate tenure track levels of the Aalto University tenure track system. The position will begin on 1st August 2022 or as otherwise agreed. The professorship is full-time and, depending on the positioning of the tenure track, either a fixed-term or a permanent contract. Please find more information about the Tenure Track system here: https://www.aalto.fi/en/tenure-track
Your experience and ambitions
Artistic merits will be emphasized in the selection process: The applicant is expected to have significant artistic achievements that, in terms of qualifications, are comparable to a doctoral level degree, including good knowledge of contemporary artistic and curatorial practices and wide practical experience in the field of photographic art. The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of the following areas: Artistic merits, teaching, research, collaborative skills, as well as, activity and leadership in the artistic and/or academic community.
The successful candidate will be expected to exercise and guide artistic activity and education and, possibly, research. We expect the chosen candidate to have a wide understanding/knowledge of contemporary photography and it's current tendencies, platforms and discourses, as well as, have a good understanding of the theoretical issues related to the current state of photography and, to have excellent pedagogical skills.
Our professors are expected to participate in service duties within the Aalto University community and to be active in societal interaction and international collaboration in their field.