160115ceo_sgv_callDue to open its doors in 2019, Science Gallery Venice will be a dynamic new space for engaging young adults at the interface between science and the arts. The first space of its kind in Italy, Science Gallery Venice will deliver an innovative, ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events to engage 15-25 year olds at the dynamic interface between art and science.As a member of the Global Science Gallery Network, Science Gallery Venice will build on the proven university-linked model of public engagement pioneered by Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, but will adapt this model to a different context – the city of Venice, home to a dynamic creative community, some of Italy’s leading scientific institutions, and to an international contemporary artscene.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding creative and entrepreneurial leader with a successful track record in leading an organisation focused on transdisciplinary public engagement with emerging ideas and research, from early stages to opening and operation as a successful self-sustaining enterprise. The candidate will be regarded as a leader in this emerging field, with significant expertise and networks within the worlds of science, art, technology and business. For further information click on this link.

The deadline for receiving the application is February 17th, 2017. Interested candidates are invited to send their application (cv and motivation letter) to selezione.fondazione.cafoscari(at)unive.it, with the subject “Director – Science Gallery Venice” with Fabio Poles fabio.poles(at)unive.it in carbon copy.

Este blog cuenta con la colaboración de la Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología – Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación