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Teacher for special tasks (up to EG 11 TV-H) - Study Workshop for Digital 3D Technology - "FabLab + Rapid Prototyping" area

At the Kunsthochschule Kassel - part-time with half of the regular working time of a full-time employee (currently 20 hours per week) - permanent

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We are looking for a person to lead and further develop the area "FabLab + Rapid Prototyping" within the study workshop "Digital 3D Technology" at the Kunsthochschule Kassel. The area is professionally oriented towards digital manufacturing with a focus on DIY or Maker and digital manufacturing processes in general.



-             technical and organizational management and further development of the "FabLab + Rapid Prototyping" area of Digital 3D Technology.

-             Teaching with a predominant teaching load of 12 semester hours per week in the area of "FabLab + Rapid Prototyping".

-             teaching includes courses, workshops and project-related advice for all students at the art academy in the specialist spectrum of digital DIY / Maker technologies

-             furthermore, basic seminars on the subject of general digital manufacturing are to be offered for the product design course of study

-             technical and organizational supervision of tutors for the purpose of support in teaching and supervision of the study workshop



-         completed bachelor's or UAS degree in design, humanities or engineering or six-semester art college degree

-         good communication and organizational skills

-         sound knowledge of digital fabrication techniques and methods, including DIY / Maker - field

-         hardware knowledge in the field of sensor technology, power electronics or electromechanics as well as knowledge of system implementation, e.g. on Arduino or Raspberry Pi

-         adequate software or programming knowledge, e.g., on circuit board design, microcontroller programming, or physical computing, e.g., Arduino, Processing, Phyton

-         good basic knowledge of design-relevant software standards. In 2D: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop or adequate alternatives. In the 3D area: Rhino or other 3D software.


Advantageous are:

-         Practical experience in a design context.

-         practical design experience

-         teaching experience, didactic imagination


For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Markus Schein, Tel.: 0561-804-5337, E-Mail: markus-schein[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


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In the interest of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel strives to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are equally qualified and qualified. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please submit only copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the reference number, and preferably also in electronic form.