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Professorship (W2) for Animation (50%) - in the Visual Communications department

At the Kunsthochschule Kassel - limited to 6 years

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The focus area covers animation as a form of artistic experience and a means of communication, with classical animated films as the foundation. This basis can then open up into the wide variety of contemporary animation, including digital methods of production, experimental technologies, and interactive narrative forms. It is expected that Candidates are able to demonstrate an exceptional, internationally recognized artistic practice in the area of animation art. They should have a deep knowledge of both the various classical and digital animation technologies as well as theoretical debates about the fundamentals of the medium. They should reflect on animation in its aesthetic, technological, theoretical, and political dimensions in both teaching and research.

The position will require collaborating with other departments at the Kunsthochschule by interacting with artistic-creative development plans.

Applicants must demonstrate their qualifications for teaching and hold appropriate teaching experience. Participation in academic self-administration is also expected.

The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of Hessen.

The appointment will be made on an employment basis.


For further information, please contact Thomas Fröhlich, Tel.: 0561/804-5386, E-Mail: thomas.froehlich[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


The University of 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 University of 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 University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or to bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de. In the event of any differences between the German and English versions of this call for application, the German wording is legally binding.