Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts is a research-oriented university of applied sciences in Germany. With around 6.200 students and 750 employees in Lemgo, Detmold and Höxter it is an important part of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) as a region that is highly dynamic in various branches of science and economy. With its unique fields of study and research it is an organization that meets the highest quality standards. At the same time it is an attractive research partner.
Excellent in teaching and research
Reference number: 2.4
Department: Media Production
Start: as soon as possible
The Department of Media Production moved to the Kreativ Campus Detmold in February 2022. The new building is equipped with the latest media technology and includes several film-, VR- and audio studios.
We are looking for a dedicated and qualified artistic person who has extensive professional experience in camera work and lighting. You should have a track record of outstanding work in fictional and/or documentary film, have in-depth knowledge of pictorial design as well as pre- and post-production. You are interested in new media formats in research and teaching. You are curious and enjoy working in an interdisciplinary manner with students, professors, and the university's regional, national, and international partners. You demonstrate outstanding artistic work and/or have a doctorate. We expect your own interpretation to the profile mentioned here.
The university's concept of student supervision requires a high level of faculty presence. You should have a willingness to take on self-administration tasks for the university. Furthermore, you are willing to conduct courses in English.
You will be responsible for the subject area of Cinematography. This will include research and teaching in the degree courses of the Department of Media Production. You will teach courses ranging from foundation courses to specialization courses in the M.A. program. You will guide students with empathy and openness to their initial story considerations and accompany them from the visual design to the finished product and its distribution. You will explore the field of audio visual media beyond linearity. Interdisciplinary work and professional exchange are expected as an essential part of the teaching attitude in the Department of Media Production.
In addition, you will promote innovative study and communication formats for interdisciplinary teaching and engage in dialogue between academia and society. This may include interdisciplinary student project work. 25% of your teaching is provided as digital teaching, if required, to enable cross-location events.
Requirements for employment:
You fulfil the requirements of § 36 of the NRW Higher Education Act. You can find the text of this regulation on the university's homepage at www.th-owl.de/karriere. If you have any questions, please contact the Appointment Officer, Ms Henning, at 05261/702-5124.
The Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts is committed to the principle of quality through diversity and would like to see an increase in the proportion of women among academic staff. We are happy to support you with our Dual Career and Family Service with regard to the compatibility of your career and your personal life situation.
Severely disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability.
Have we aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents by 12.10.2022 exclusively via our online form at