Research and Teaching Assistant at Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf

Company: Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf

Location: Potsdam, Germany
Type: Full-Time
Category: Teaching


The University:
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF follows an interdisciplinary approach to the artistic, technological, and academic teaching and research on the universal subject of film. Established as Deutsche Hochschule für Filmkunst and known as Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf” (HFF), Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF ranks among the country’s largest and most modern film schools and, in July 2014, became the first German film school to achieve university status.

The film university is an integral part of Babelsberg Media City and closely linked to the metropolis of Berlin. No other place in Germany offers a stronger connection between the past, present, and future of filmmaking.

The position:
We are looking for a Research and Teaching Assistant for the new “Audio-Visual Application Design” Master program at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf in Potsdam, Germany. The idea of the new master program is to integrate computer science related topics, ranging from interactive art over software development to scientific research, at the Film University.

Applicants should be interested in working with hard- and software for audio-visual media projects. Responsibilities include teaching (limited to 6 hours per week), project supervision and administration of the technical equipment. The position furthermore includes a ‘qualification project’, which is a research project in the field of audio-visual applications (computer graphics, sound, VR/AR, creative coding, VFX production tools, HCI, Visual Analytics, …). The specific topic is freely choosable and a detailed proposal for the project needs to be handed in as part of the application. There is the option to lead the project towards a Phd.

A detailed description of the position can be found here (in German, English speaking applicants, please get in contact if you need further information):

How To Apply:

Please submit the following documents:
– CV
– Proof of employments, certifications (a Master degree is required)
– Description of relevant projects done so far
– Concept of the qualification project including a schedule and if applicable a financial budget
– A statement about how to support gender equality in your research and teaching

Please mark your submission with id 29/16 and mail them to:

Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Dezernat 1 – Personal- und Rechtsangelegenheiten
Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11, D-14482 Potsdam

The deadline for applications is the 2. November 2016, however there is an option to extend the deadline. If so needed, please get in touch as soon as possible.

Contact: Prof. Lena Gieseke /