[spectre] one more job: Position at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

christian faubel chris at derstrudel.org
Wed Jul 19 12:34:13 CEST 2017

artistic / research assistant (50%) with a focus on "Aesthetics and New

We are looking for an artist, computer scientist or designer who is able
to critically and creatively interact with code and the cultural
significance of software in society. Programming / code should be an
integral part of one's own artistic and design practice. Exemplary
workspaces are games / game modifications, hacktivism, generative
systems, virtual and augmented reality and creative technologies.
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 a completed degree, qualified theoretical and
practical experience in the artistic and technical processing of the
above-mentioned subject fields, as well as a basic understanding of
algorithms, profound programming experience in at least one standard
programming language as well as experiences with the handling of open
source software and collaborative practices.

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: 24.08.2017

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

*50676 Köln*


    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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