[spectre] Job: Position at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

christian faubel chris at derstrudel.org
Wed Jul 19 12:29:38 CEST 2017

We are looking for an *artist or scientist*who deals critically with the
aesthetic, ethical and social effects and possibilities of technology.
Possible but not exclusive topics of interest are DIY techniques,
biohacking, ecovention, all with regards to poietic, political and
activist strategies. The position is linked to an exMedia laboratory,
which is currently under construction and will be independently
developed by the applicant together with two other artistic and
scientific assistants.

Prerequisites are a completed degree and a qualified theoretical and
practical experience in the relevant fields of work, proven by
participation in international exhibitions and festivals and/or by
scientific, theoretical contributions at relevant conferences.

Tasks include the organization of lectures, the development
and joint operation of the exMedia laboratory, the participation in the
self-administration of the university and the organizational support of
the exMedia department. The applicant is expected to work integratively
and cooperatively with students and colleagues, pedagogical skills
aptitude as well as a good knowledge of English are expected.

The inclusion of the temporary employment contract according to
the Fixed-Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz;
WissZeitVG) requires the submission of an individual qualification
concept. Candidates are therefore asked to provide a detailed
description of the academic or artistic qualification they plan to
pursue during the course of their activities at the College of Media
Arts. The KHM offers the possibilityof pursuing a doctorate.

The place position is rated according to salary group 13 TV-L.
Employment is limited to six years with a view toward in the perspective
of the desired qualification.

The KHM strives to raise its female quota in research and teaching
positions. Applications by women will be given priority if
qualifications and professional expertise are equivalent to those of
male applicants and reasons specific to individual candidates do not
prevail. Applications by disabled persons and those with equal status
according §2 SGB IX (German Code of Social Law) are specifically encouraged.

Submission deadline: 11.08.2017

*Rektor **der Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln**
Peter - Welter - Platz 2*

*50676 Köln*

 1. If you have any further queries please contact Mr. Hauch (human
    resources) , hauch at khm.de <mailto:hauch at khm.de>

Dr. Christian Faubel
exMedia — Laboratory for Experimental Computer Science
at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D-50676 Cologne
Phone: +49-(0)221-20189-325
Fax: +49-(0)221-20189-230

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