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Professorship (W2) of Media Art / Film (Cinema)
Published(228 days ago)
Deadline for applications(203 days ago)
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG)Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG) is looking to fill the following chair as
soon as possible:
Professor of Media Art / Film
(Cinema) Pay Group W2, 100 % (full-time)
We are seeking an artistic filmmaker with an international profile who has an articulate
voice in discourse on cinematic film as language. The person should also have an
established practice producing work in fictional or non-fictional narration. In addition,
the ideal candidate should be open to experimental narrative models, challenges and
practical work with film in the digital age, and the positioning of these works in the
context of contemporary art.
Representing the entire artistic and creative breadth of the subject of
Teaching in the Media Art program.
Mentoring students in all of the HfG‘s artistic and theoretical subjects.
Participating in interdisciplinary and experimental projects.
Participating in the ongoing development of the curriculum as well as the
HfG‘s structural and development planning.
In addition, it is expected that the successful applicant will engage in
interdisciplinary cooperation with representatives from all other subject
groups at the university as well as with the neighboring Center for Art and
Media Karlsruhe (ZKM).
Additional duties are regulated by Sec. 46 of Baden-Württemberg‘s State
Higher Education Act (Landeshochschulgesetz).
Participation in the University‘s self-administration bodies is mandatory.
Relevant university degree and/or outstanding relevant accomplishments as
Special aptitude for artistic-creative, experimental work, usually evidenced by
a renowned work of art and international professional practice.
Pedagogical abilities and teaching experience at artistic or film universities.
German or English proficiency at a high level sufficient for academic teaching.
The professor is hired as a state employee (not as a civil servant). The position is
limited initially to three years and may be extended by another three years. Part-time
employment is permitted. Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design aims for a higher
percentage of female professors and therefore particularly encourages applications
from qualified female applicants. The HfG Karlsruhe supports the compatibility
of career and family life and strives further for more cultural diversity among the
With equal qualifications, severely disabled applicants will be given preference.
Please send your application documents complete with curriculum vitae, letter of
motivation, teaching concept, and any documents and records evidencing the artistic/
academic career to Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Rektorat,
Lorenzstraße 15, 76135 Karlsruhe or by encrypted email as a single file (PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org July 7th, 2019. Please reference the position
"Professur für Medienkunst / Film (Kino)". You can find information in German on
electronic encryption at https://www.hfgkarlsruhe.de/crypto.
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