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Professorship (W3) of New Media Art
Published(69 days ago)
Deadline for applications(44 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 New Media Art
Pay Group W3, 100 % (full-time)
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design‘s innovative treatment of new media is one of
its hallmarks. The Professor of New Media Art is to conduct research into the artistic
use of digital processes and new materials. We are seeking an outstanding artist who
critically reflects on this artistic treatment of new media in her or his own work based
on extensive theoretical knowledge. He or she should also be able to unite research
and innovative methods using artistic practices and formats. Interdisciplinary work in
the areas of media arts, theory, and applied artistic subjects is considered absolutely
essential at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design.
Representing the entire artistic and creative breadth of the subject Media Art.
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 academic staff.
With equal qualifications, severely disabled applicants will be given preference.
Please send your complete application documents 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 by July 7th,
2019. Please reference the position "Professur für Kunst der Neuen Medien". You can find information in German on electronic encryption at https://www.hfg-karlsruhe.de/crypto.
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