Teaching Assistants in the BA Fine Arts

Teaching Assistants in the BA Fine Arts

Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)

Toni-Areal from Förrlibuckstrasse. © ZHdK. Photo:  Betty Fleck.

March 2, 2023
Teaching Assistants in the BA Fine Arts
Application deadline: March 12
Interviews: April 17
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Start date: August 1
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Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)
Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zürich

Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) is one of Europe's leading arts universities with around 2'100 students. We offer a wide range of degree and research programmes in the fields of design, film, art, media, music, dance, theatre, art education and transdisciplinary studies.

The Department of Fine Arts is seeking to appoint two Teaching Assistants in the BA Fine Arts (part-time: 50 percent each). Start date: August 1, 2023. Both appointments are limited to three years.

Duties and responsibilities:
–Providing teaching assistance and supporting the teaching faculty in the field of «Artistic Practice» (research, conceptualisation, co-organisation of excusions and exhibitions)
–Co-supervising student projects
–Co-teaching classes with faculty members (in English or German)
–Administrative and organisational tasks

You should have developed your own artistic practice, have relevant experience in your respective field and wish to acquire teaching skills at the onset of your professional career. You must hold a university or academy degree or an equivalent qualification. Moreover, you are expected be proactive, integrative and you should possess good interpersonal and team skills. You must be curious and open-minded in working with students and staff. We expect a very good command of German and/or English (written and spoken).

Both positions offer postholders the opportunity to work with committed students, a well-functioning programme team and an international network of artists and theorists attached to the department as teaching faculty. We offer progressive terms and conditions of employment. Both appointments are limited to three years. The successful candidates will be employed in accordance with the regulations of the Canton of Zurich. The place of work is Zurich.

Interviews will be held on Monday, April 17, 2023.

Applications should include the necessary supporting documents and be submitted via our website ("Apply Online" button) (see link here). Only online applications will be considered. Application deadline: March 12, 2023.

Enquiries: Rahel Knöpfli, DFA HR Advisor a.i., rahel.knoepfli [​at​] zhdk.ch. Further information: www.zhdk.ch. Zürcher Fachhochschule.

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