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Professorship (W2) of Online Media Management (Specialising in Media Economics and Social Media)
Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart (HdM)
Located in Stuttgart, Hochschule der Medien (HdM) provides education in the media field for companies,
organisations and institutions in the public sector. With around 30 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes,
we offer attractive study options to more than 5,000 students at present. The Faculty of Information and
Communication is seeking to appoint a Professor for its Bachelor's degree course in Online Media Management:
PROFESSOR OF ONLINE MEDIA MANAGEMENT
(SPECIALISING IN MEDIA ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL MEDIA)
Starting in the winter semester of 2020/2021
Pay grade W2, ref. WS192011P
Adopting a sound theoretical foundation combined with a practical approach, the appointed Professor of
Online Media Management (specialising in media economics and social media) will cover the full breadth of
the following subject areas:
Business administration, and especially e-business
Media economics, and especially the digital economy
Media production and social media management
The successful candidate will hold a university degree in information systems, business administration, media
economics or similar, plus a doctorate in a relevant field; they will have practical experience in social media
planning, strategy and management as well as media production, ideally in an international environment.
Applicants should possess strong teaching abilities and be actively prepared to devote themselves to
developing and enhancing the course and the faculty; they should also have a record of research and projects
with a practical orientation. Since we plan to work with you to expand research activity in the aforementioned
areas, we are looking for a team player with good communication skills.
Your main tasks will be:
To hold lectures in compulsory and elective fields at Bachelor's and Master's level
To support student assignments and projects
To collaborate with the professional sector (also in the context of teaching projects)
Receptiveness to new forms of teaching in higher education is essential; given the international outlook of the
University, English-language lecturing will be part of your everyday routine. Active involvement in academic
self-governance and the continual development of courses and curricula is a requirement, as is a readiness to
help raise the profile of the University through independent research activity.
Please email any questions regarding content to the dean, Professor Stephan Wilczek (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are committed to raising the proportion of women in the academic field, especially in managerial positions.
For this reason, suitably qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email any questions regarding
equality to the equal opportunities officer, Professor Katrin Hassenstein (email@example.com).
Priority will be given to severely disabled persons with suitable aptitude.
You may view the employment prerequisites in line with Section 47 of LHG BW
(the state law regulating higher education institutions in Baden-Württemberg)
by visiting http://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/karriere/stellenangebote.
Here you will also find our online application portal. Please send us your
informative application (only via the online portal) by 27 April 2020.