VSP Invites Applications for a Visiting Professor in Visual Theory and Practice

March 16, 2017

Visual Studies Platform at CEU invites applications for a Visiting Professor in visual theory and methodology with particular emphasis on digital and interactive media as well as cross-media perspectives. We are looking for an experienced academic with a strong background in theoretical reflection and comparative media analysis. The successful candidate will offer a 2 credit MA course as part of the Visual Theory and Practice curriculum (Fall or Winter 2017/2018). The proposed course may include visual and media theory, digital cultures, history and theory of new media and web-based technologies. Candidates who apply are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in curriculum development and working with interdisciplinary graduate students in novel ways to accomplish curricular goals. They are also expected to contribute to relevant knowledge exchange initiatives with institutional partners outside CEU. Potential candidates are encouraged to check the website (www.vsp.ceu.edu) and contact VSP for more information at vsp@ceu.edu

 The position contributes to the core of the Visual Theory and Practice curriculum established by CEU’s Visual Studies Platform. VSP is an interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore and propose innovative approaches to research and teaching visual imagery in the humanities and social sciences and foster expertise in this field across the university. CEU is a graduate institution with an intellectually vivid and stimulating environment known for its highly motivated and diverse students and faculty.


Applicants will be expected to provide a portfolio with evidence of:

  • a PhD degree or equivalent within visual studies, digital media, new media, media history and theory or a related field;
  • an internationally-recognized research profile in the field
  • minimum three years graduate level teaching experience within visual theory or media studies;


We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. 

How to apply? 

 Applicants need to submit:

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Syllabus samples
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy

 Review of applications will begin in April 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

 Informal enquiries may be addressed to Anna Orosz, VSP Coordinator at vsp@ceu.edu.

 Please send your complete application package to:

advert@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2017/041.

 See more here: https://hro.ceu.edu/vacancies/visiting-professor-in-visual-theory-and-pr...