Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG)Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG) intends to fill the following position
from 1st April, 2019:
Professor of Communication Design (Pay group W3, part-time 67%)
We are seeking an internationally recognised and well-connected individual with
outstanding artistic and professional experience to teach and promote artistic
development in the Communication Design graduate studies department.
Present a broad and creatively inclusive vision of communication design.
Initiate and deliver teaching programmes in the Communication Design department.
Mentor students from all artistic and theoretical courses at the university.
Participate in the ongoing development of the university’s curriculum and
Lead and collaborate on interdisciplinary projects with faculty in the university’s
other programmes and with the neighbouring ZKM | Center for Art and Media.
Further official duties are defined in article 46 of the Baden-Württemberg
Higher Education Act (LHG).
Participation in the university’s self-administration bodies is mandatory.
University degree in a relevant course of study or excellent relevant accomplishments
as an artist.
Special aptitude for artistic and experimental work, evidenced by international
Pedagogical abilities and teaching experience.
German or English language skills sufficient for teaching at a high academic
The successful candidate will be hired as a public service employee (Angestellter) and
not as a civil servant (Beamtin/Beamter). This professorship is initially limited to three
years, renewable by a maximum of three years.
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG) aims for a higher percentage of female
professors and therefore highly encourages applications from qualified female
candidates. The University supports the compatibility of career and family life and
strives for a culturally diverse and international teaching staff. Equally qualified
applicants with disabilities will be given preference.
Application packages complete with curriculum vitae and documents evidencing
academic qualifications and achievements should be sent by post to Staatliche
Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Lorenzstraße 15, 76135 Karlsruhe,
Germany, or as an encrypted email with one attached document (PDF) to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the reference „Professur für Kommunikationsdesign“.
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