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Professorship (W3) Product Design
Published(253 days ago)
Deadline for applications(201 days ago)
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG)Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG) is looking to fill the following chair starting
on April 1st, 2018:
Professor of Product Design Pay Group W3, 66 % (2/3-time position)
Besides the extensive exploration of the relevant product design parameters
- function, engineering, configuration, and convention - the successful applicant
will be able to consider the social relevance of design in a sound and thoughtful
manner. The candidate will hold hands-on courses in design and production that
will be based on the systematic use of analogous and digital media and programcontrolled
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.
Extensive expertise and experience in the field of digital media and programcontrolled
Pedagogical abilities and teaching experience at artistic or film universities.
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. Parttime
employment of less than 66 % of full-time hours is permitted; the minimum
is 50 %.
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.
Application packages complete with curriculum vitae and any documents and records
evidencing the artistic/academic career should be sent by December 31st, 2017 to the Rektorat, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Lorenzstr. 15, 76135
Karlsruhe, Germany. Please reference the position "Professur für Produktdesign".