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Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG) is looking to fill the following chair starting on April 1st, 2018:

Professor of Media Art
(Focus on Film / Expanded Cinema)
Pay Group W3

The ideal candidate will be an internationally recognized artist with a focus on film in all varieties from cinema, museum, and gallery as well as analogue and digital practices.

Hiring requirements:
  • Relevant university degree and/or outstanding relevant accomplishments as an artist.
  • 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.
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 67 % of full-time hours is permitted.

For detailed information and further specifications please see:

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 mediale Kunst / Expanded Cinema".

Closing date: 31.12.2017
Closing date: 31 December 2017 Published on on date 9 November 2017
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