UCT Vacancies – Senior Lecturer

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The Michaelis School of Fine Art is internationally recognised as one of Africa’s foremost institutions for the study of fine art. The School seeks to appoint a new member of staff who would be able to teach and research in drawing and related contemporary practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to curriculum development and administration relating to teaching and research
  • Developing and sustaining research at the school
  • Responsible for teaching courses in all years and supervising postgraduate research

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced technical and conceptual understanding of various traditional and contemporary media with a special emphasis on Drawing and the Pedagogies of Foundational Fine Art skills training.
  • A PhD with an established exhibition profile of solo and group shows as well as other evidence attesting to an active research capacity and understanding of contemporary art and practice (curation / publications)
  • The ability to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects (including PhD projects) and a track record of successful supervision (graduated Post Graduate students)
  • At least three years experience and advanced capabilities in teaching core creative skills as offered in the undergraduate studio programme of the school.

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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