Seeking full-time professor to head Film Class

Seeking full-time professor to head Film Class


Städelschule Dürerstraße 10. © Städelschule. Photo: Jörg Hempel.

January 7, 2019
Seeking full-time professor to head Film Class

Deadline: February 3, 2019
Hochschule für Bildende Künste–Städelschule
Dürerstraße 10
60596 Frankfurt am Main

The Städelschule is seeking to hire a full-time professor to head the Film Class starting in the winter semester of 2019/20. 

The successful candidate should be an outstanding artist with an international profile, working at the forefront of contemporary art practice and discourse. The candidate must bring expertise in both practical and theoretical approaches to filmmaking – its techniques, materials, concepts, and language, in addition to familiarity with newer media, including but not limited to video and video installation, and/or animation, augmented and virtual reality, or other emerging technologies.

Furthermore, the successful candidate must have educational experience as they will take responsibility for the Film Class, building its curriculum and shaping its development within the context of the Städelschule. This candidate must also be an enthusiastic colleague, facilitating links and partnerships within the school, as well as nationally and internationally.

The Städelschule is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for its students and employees. If interested, please submit your application including a cover letter and resume/CV (all other documents will be by request) by February 3, 2019 to: personal [​at​]

By submitting your application, you agree that your data is electronically stored and processed for the purpose of the selection process and will be deleted after the legal storage period. 

Appointment is at first fixed for a term of 2 years with the possibility of extension; remuneration is in accordance with the salary grade W 2 (Federal State of Hesse).

For more information on this position, please contact: personal [​at​]

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