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Hochschule für Künste im Sozialen, Ottersberg

Open call for Professor Positions in Artistic practice

The HKS Ottersberg, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, invites applications for three part time professorships (m/f/d)

Fine arts / foundation (50 %, code 20/1)

Fine arts. Painting / Participatory strategies (50 %, code 20/2)

New media/performative arts (50%, code 20/3)

We are looking for artists with proven competence in the fine arts and a keen interest in internal and external artistic and scientific cooperation in research and teaching. The tasks include the supervision of art classes with different focal points.

The personalities sought have sound knowledge and experience in the implementation of artistic development projects and have proven experience in the conception and implementation of artistic research projects.

The teaching commitment is 9 teaching hours per week. The language of instruction is German. Applicants are expected to be willing to participate in self-government tasks and in the further development of the study programmes. Remuneration is paid according to the University's internal tariff.

The requirements for employment result from § 25 of the Lower Saxony University Act. Further information about requirements and content can be found in the detailed announcements.

The HKS Ottersberg, founded in 1967 and officially recognised since 1984, offers Bachelor's and Master's programmes in artistic and artistically applied fields. Around 350 students and about 20 members of the teaching staff form the academic community. In the courses of study, artistic and scientific approaches to knowledge are closely interlinked and linked to the requirements of the fields of application and profession. We stand for future-oriented thinking, committed teaching, and multi-layered networking with our partners in culture and society and for intensive regional, national and international cooperation.

HKS Ottersberg appreciates the diversity of its members and pursues the goals of equal opportunities. It aims to increase the proportion of women and other marginalised groups in research and teaching and strongly encourages qualified individuals to apply. Applications from persons with the gender entry "divers" in the register of civil status are expressly welcome. International applications are also welcome. Severely disabled persons are given preferential consideration if they are equally suitable.

Further information can be obtained from the chairmen of the appointment committees. Contact details can be found in the detailed calls for applications at

Please send your application in electronic form only by 20.11.2020 to

Hochschule für Künste im Sozialen, Ottersberg
Academic principal for research, studies and teaching
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Schmid
Am Wiestebruch 68

28870 Ottersberg





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