Perfectly placed to change the world.

Hochschule Luzern
Hochschule Luzern

Perfectly placed to change the world.

The largest educational institution of the six Central Swiss cantons, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers state-of-the-art jobs and programmes. We share knowledge in Switzerland and abroad, we are forward-looking, creative, and committed to interdisciplinarity. Help us to shape and become a part of our shared, sustainable future.

The Lucerne School of Design, Film and Art is a creative space for people wishing to move the world. For more than 140 years, it has been an inspiring environment and place of encounter for lecturers, researchers, staff, and students who share a culture of openness that is mirrored by the stimulating, light-flooded workspaces at Lucerne-Emmenbrücke. High-profile teams and extensive international networks offer varied development opportunities.

The Master of Arts in Animation programme builds on the successful Bachelor of
Animation. Traditionally committed to artistic film, we offer our students the space to
develop and produce their own projects as part of the degree programme, and to find
their own artistic and creative language. To support the team, we are looking for you,
from 1 January 2025 or by arrangement for a

Artistic professorship in the Master of Arts in Animation 50%

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts – Design, Film and Art


Tasks and job requirements

  • Coordination and realisation of teaching at Master's level in the area of animation content, craft and design for narrative and experimental animation projects
  • Teaching conceptual and practical skills as well as supervising student projects (artistic and practical MA theses)
  • Selected courses in the BA Animation programme
  • Maintaining and expanding your professional network
  • Co-organisation of external projects and collaborations
  • Participation in the further development of content and the strategic and organizational direction of the MA Animation programme
  • Team and project work on site, participation in meetings and events
  • Integration of practice and teaching approaches; collaboration in research is possible.

Your profile

  • You are an internationally renowned personality in artistic animation film.
  • You have an open, forward-looking perspective and a critical interest in socially relevant issues.
  • You are committed, communicative and have an excellent international network in the animation community.
  • You have experience in university teaching, especially in teaching practical and artistic skills.
  • You meet students at eye level and accompany them on their way to developing relevant, well-researched and critically scrutinised topics with the means of animation in an innovative way and and at a high technical level.
  • You enjoy working in a team.
  • You are interested in future technologies such as AI or virtual production and in using them in your work and in teaching.
  • You have a university degree at master level (or comparable), preferably in the field of animation or related disciplines; a doctorate is an advantage.
  • You have an interest in the further development of progressive teaching formats and methods, reflect on new pedagogical possibilities and take a critical look at them with your students.
  • You have a very good command of English (teaching in English)

Our offer to you

  • We offer you an attractive position as an Artistic Professor, and an inspiring working environment in a collegial team and a modern infrastructure.
  • You will have the opportunity to contribute your ideas and visions to teaching and research and to actively shape the success of the degree programme.
  • Your place of work will be on the Design, Film & Art campus of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the Viscosistadt area in Emmenbrücke LU.
  • You can expect an exciting and varied job in the MA Animation programme, together with the BA Animation one of the leading universities for animation in Europe

Apply now!

You are interested in teaching in the MA Animation and developing the programme further? We're looking forward to your application via our recruiting website.

Information on the MA in Animation can be found on the homepage of the degree
programme (

Application deadline: 30. June 2024.

Interviews will take place in September 2024.


Lucerne School of Design, Film and Art
745 Viscosistadt
Nylsuisseplatz 1
6020 Lucerne – Emmenbrücke


Prof. Jürgen Haas
Head of Animation BA