W2-Professorship in Audio-visual Media (Film, TV, Multimedia)

Halle (DE)
18 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Institute of Music, Media and Communication Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy II of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for the position of a tenured

W2-Professorship in Audio-visual Media
(Film, TV, Multimedia)

The professorship focusses on theory and practice of audio-visual media (film, television, multimedia), primarily with regard to the production and distribution of these media. Special emphasis lies on the aesthetic and economic framework of audio-visual media as well as on critical media analysis.

The successful candidate will teach the use and production of audio-visual media from a theoretical and analytical perspective in all relevant programmes of study. In research, the professorship is expected to focus on the critical discussion of media production considering theoretical as well as practical aspects.

The successful candidate is expected to extend the cooperation with local media companies and to partake in the development of new degree programmes. Therefore, an existing network /networking in the media and the creative arts industry as well as experience in the planning and/or management of media degree programmes are expected. The candidate must also have experience in attracting third-party funding.

A doctoral degree and a Habilitation, or a research record equivalent to the German Habilitation, according to § 35 of the “Hochschulgesetz des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt” (HSG LSA), are prerequisites. Moreover, the candidate must give proof of pedagogical qualification and several years of professional experience in the conception and production of audio-visual media outside the university.

Further duties are described in §34 of HSG LSA.

As an employer, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg is guided by the principle of equal opportunity. We explicitly invite applications by qualified female candidates. The university is committed to providing all of its staff members with good opportunities to combine professional work and family obligations. Applications by handicapped persons are preferentially considered, given equal qualifications and competence. We intend to fill the position with a starting date as soon as possible.

Remuneration will be determined according to legal and budgetary regulations. Costs incurred in the application process cannot be reimbursed.

Please send your complete application (including curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and certificates, description of academic career, lists of publications and previous teaching experience) in printed and digital form (as a PDF file) within 6 weeks of publication of this advertisement to the following address:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät II, Prof. Dr. Georg Maas, 06099 Halle (Saale)
E-Mail: dekan@philfak2.uni-halle.de

In case of further questions, please contact Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy II, Prof Dr. Georg Maas.