Professorship (W2) of Fine Arts – Basic Class - Kunsthochschule Kassel at the University of Kassel - as of now

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The following vacancy is to be filled:

Kunsthochschule Kassel at the University of Kassel as of now

Professorship (W2) of Fine Arts – Basic Class (restricted for 6 years)

We are looking for a person with outstanding and successful practical experience in the field of art. The job of the future holder of the post will be to look after the basic course for fine arts and art education together with a second professor and familiarize first-year students with the complexity of art issues and progresses both from a theoretical and practical point of view. The candidate must have some experience in teaching.

Applicants must meet the following conditions:

  • Outstanding and independent artistic work,
  • Several Years ‘experience of international exhibitions,
  • Publications in the form of catalogues,
  • An aptitude for teaching,
  • A concept for qualified independent teaching,
  • A readiness to participate in interdisciplinary teaching,
  • A readiness to become involved in the ongoing development of the Kunsthochschule,
  • A sensible complement to the teaching positions at the Kunsthochschule,
  • Reinforcing the national and international reputation of the Kunsthochschule.

Involvement in the university self-government forms is part of the official work.

The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of Hessen. The position is available for a period of 6 years and may be partial.

For further information, please contact Prof. Mathilde ter Heiijne (Tel.: +49 561/804-5377, E-Mail:

The Universität Kassel is highly interested in its employees’ professional satisfaction. Therefore its Dual Career Service and its Family Welcome Service aim to promote the balance between partnerships, families and professional development. Among the strategic goals of the Universität Kassel is to considerably increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Therefore, applications from women are especially desired. Applicants with disabilities, who are equally qualified and suitable, will receive preference. Applications can be sent, with reference number, in electronic form to the President of the Universität Kassel, 34109 Kassel or to In the event of any differences between the German and English versions of this call for application, the German wording is legally binding.


Bewerbungsfrist: 21.12.2017
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