BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is a major international centre for contemporary art located on the South bank of the River Tyne at the foot of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, in Gateshead in the North East of England. It presents a constantly changing, distinctive and ambitious programme of exhibitions and events, and is a world leader in the presentation, commissioning and communication of contemporary visual art.

BALTIC Professor and Director of BxNU Institute for Contemporary Art

Competitive Salary

Full time

BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne

In 2012 Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art came together in an award winning and world leading partnership to create the BxNU Institute. Our vision was to work together across the Arts and other disciplines to respond to societal challenges and global issues through joint research and jointly delivered postgraduate programmes. We are now seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to lead the partnership into its next phase.

BxNU Insitute embraces diverse disciplines, approaches and practices that attract an international community of students, creative thinkers, practitioners and scholars. The BALTIC Professor will lead the Institute, and will lead its contribution to the cultural sector regionally, nationally and internationally.

The BALTIC Professor will have an international research profile and a track-record in research leadership with the potential to create significant impact.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Tom Lawson, (Acting) Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences on 0191 2274515 or tom.lawson@northumbria.ac.uk or Sarah Munro, Director, BALTIC on 0191 440 4970 or sarahm@balticmill.com

Closing date: 26 June 2017 (11:59pm)

Interview date: 19 July 2017

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