The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.
The Kunsthochschule Kassel is seeking a highly qualified individual for the following position:
W 3 - Professorship (m/f/d) „film and moving image“ (Part-time professorship with 50% of the regular working hours)
Date of Hire:
Please send your application with the usual informative documents, stating the reference number in the subject line, via the online form. We have compiled further information for you in our FAQ.
In exceptional cases, we will also accept your application documents in paper form or via the e-mail box bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number.
In the case of postal applications, please submit only copies of your documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned. All documents will be destroyed after completion of the selection process in compliance with data protection regulations.
The Kunsthochschule Kassel (KhK) is an internationally oriented art university that brings together artistic, design, art education and scientific courses of study. With the right to award doctorates and habilitations, it is one of the few art colleges in Germany with university status. With the Graduate School for Moving Image (GBB), a postgraduate structure has been in place in the artistic degree programmes since 2020.
We are looking for a personality with nationally and internationally renowned artistic and creative practice as a filmmaker, who can ensure a correspondingly contemporary education for students in the existing major in Film and Moving Image together within the Visual Communication degree programme. The teaching of creative and artistic moving image competence should take place with the inclusion of contemporary and historical developments and on the basis of currently changing audio-visual areas and their use. Contemporary technical, media-specific, political, social and film and moving image theoretical dimensions are to be addressed in the teaching. Cooperation with other degree programmes at the Kunsthochschule and participation in media-related development projects is expected. Participation in the GBB is a prerequisite.
The Kunsthochschule Kassel is part of the network of the Hessian Film and Media Academy (hFMA). In this regard, existing experience or experience to be built up with third-party funding and cooperation with state-wide and regional institutions, in particular the Hessian Film and Media Promotion (HessenFilm und Medien GmbH), is desirable. Supervision of the study projects funded by HessenFilm as well as participation in the coordination of self-initiated funding structures are among the tasks of the professorship to be filled.
Experience in higher education pedagogy as well as special skills in cooperative, interdisciplinary work are required, also required is the ability to teach in English. A concept for qualified independent teaching must be presented. Participation in academic self-administration is part of the official duties.
We ask for an application which, in addition to the usual documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, portfolio), also includes a concept which clarifies your ideas on working at the GBB and on acquiring third-party funding, especially with regard to state-wide and regional institutions. As the application is submitted exclusively via an electronic portal, please do not send any additional data carriers, but include any links to work in the portfolio.
The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 67, 68 of the Higher Education Act of Hesse. Appointment will be on a salaried basis.
For additional information please contact Prof. Kathrin Albers, albers(at)uni-kassel.de
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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).