Fine Arts Professorship in Sculpture

Fine Arts Professorship in Sculpture

Braunschweig University of Art (HBK Braunschweig)

Courtesy Braunschweig University of Art. © Hauke Burghart.

November 23, 2021
Fine Arts Professorship in Sculpture

Application deadline: December 21, 2021
Braunschweig University of Art (HBK Braunschweig)
Johannes-Selenka-Platz 1
38118 Braunschweig

T +49 531 3919122
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For October 1, 2022, the Braunschweig University of Art is seeking candidates for the Institute of Fine Arts W3 Professorship Fine Arts specialising in Sculpture. The successful candidate will be appointed on a lifelong civil servant or permanent employment basis.

We are seeking artists who, with their work of international standing, make a considerable contribution to contemporary art and are able to represent the field of sculpture in a diverse manner.

Experimental, conceptually and content-orientated artistic work with a wide range of sculptural forms of expression and material and media dimensions. Teaching with a focus on the diversity of contemporary sculptural work processes. Guide students to enable them to develop their own independent artistic work and the ability to reflect and position this within the context of current artistic questioning and discourse. Impart artistic questions and processes as well as a reflection of the self-conception as an artist. Impart a broad knowledge of the current art world and events (e.g., through festival, exhibition and studio visits) with a focus on the medium of sculpture. Ability to assume offices and roles within the framework of academic self-government as well as the development of the HBK Braunschweig as a university. Regular and active participation in the various commissions of the HBK for example acceptance processes, funding programmes and Meisterschüler (master student) programmes. The university provides a studio for the research and development of the successful candidate’s own artistic work. It is also expected that the successful candidate will raise the profile of the subject by participating in contemporary artistic discourse as well as through own exhibitions and exhibition involvement, catalogues, lectures, symposia etc

Further information on the positions is available here. Please send your application as a pdf file (maximum ten MB) by email to berufungen [​at​] no later than December 21, 2021, and clearly stating “Application W3 Sculpture Professorship” as the subject. Please note that applications in other formats or links to further documents cannot be accepted. Applications also require a maximum of three monographic catalogues sent to the following address:

Mr. Marco Bauschus
Human Resources
Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig
Johannes-Selenka-Platz 1
38118 Braunschweig

Application costs cannot be refunded.

For the purpose of employee selection, personal data is processed on the basis of section 88 Lower Saxon Civil Service Law (civil servants) and section 12 Lower Saxon Data Protection Act in association with section 88 Lower Saxon Civil Service Law (employees/non-civil servants). In the case of an unsuccessful application, all application documents and personal data will be destroyed/deleted within 6 months of the end of the selection process. Detailed information on data protection in the application procedure can be found here.

If you have any questions concerning the application procedure, please contact Mr. Marco Bauschus at m.bauschus [​at​], T +49 531 391 9343.

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