Position open: Professor of transversal aesthetics

Position open: Professor of transversal aesthetics

Professor of Transversal Aesthetics - KHM

For the winter semester of 2021/22, KHM is seeking to appoint a

Professor of Transversal Aesthetics (academic salary band "W3") on a

permanent basis to join its Art and Media Studies department. Reflecting

the transdisciplinary ethos of KHM, the successful candidate will be

engaging with aesthetic and cultural processes based on an understanding

of perception as translation. In this context, translation connotes a

transversal approach that perceives the entanglement of time and space

within the context of cultural, social, political and economic

determinants, as well as reflecting the relationship between ecologies

and organisms. Advancing epistemological methodologies towards

dimensions of affect, as well as sustainable degrowth and post-colonial

/ decolonial epistemologies, this professorship will investigate new

forms of knowledge production. The successful candidate will engage with

ethical and societal questions, particularly the conviviality of human

and non-human forms of life. ...

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