Working at HMKW Berlin


Working in the heart of Berlin: The Berlin headquarters of HMKW is located in a historic industrial building at Ackerstraße 76 in the Mitte district. Spread over several floors, the university offers its students and employees modern premises for studying and working. Several public transport stops and green areas are only a few minutes walk away. HMKW Berlin itself offers a cozy cafeteria next to the university's own media lounge.


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Lectureships for Customer Relationship Management

We offer lectureships on a contract basis for CRM-related subjects:

  • customer loyalty dimensions
  • consumer preferences
  • media usage
  • brand loyalty
  • etc.

The lecturing activities have a workload of 3 to 5 weekly hours per term each and are exempted from value-added tax.

Please send your application to Prof. Dr. Ingo Knuth: i.knuth[at]hmkw.de

(Since we often receive applications from farther away: We ask for understanding that we can't compensate traveling expenses.)

Lectureships in our Management/Business department

We offer lectureships on a contract basis for the following subjects:

  • Market Research
  • Digital Transformation
  • Classical and Online Marketing Communication
  • Media Planning
  • Audiovisual and Cross Media Management
  • Event Management

The lecturing activities have a workload of 3 to 5 weekly hours per term each and are exempted from value-added tax.

Please send your application to the head of our Business Master's Programs, Prof. Dr. Ingo Knuth: i.knuth[at]hmkw.de

(Since we often receive applications from farther away: We ask for understanding that we can't compensate traveling expenses.)

Research assistant + PhD

The psychology department at HMKW offers innovative teaching programmes for Bachelor and Master students in both English and German. It is involved in research projects with a particular focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability-oriented and values-based innovation. The current job offer invites candidates to support a newly starting Erasmus+ Innovation Alliance project.

The Strategic Foresight for Sustainability (SF4S) project creates new management methods and educational materials to mainstream futures skills and sustainable innovation. HMWK partners with universities, vocational training institutions, innovation networks and companies from the agriculture and food, health and mobility sectors to facilitate the transition to a more sustainable European economy. As one of the driving forces in this project you will conduct interviews with strategic foresight and sustainability specialists, support the identification of grand challenges in various industries, and explore new futures research and foresight methods. The position is 60 percent part-time for three years in the first instance and starts in June 2022.

Key Requirements

As an ideal candidate you will have strong academic or professional background in the fields of Future Studies, Innovation Management, or Business Strategy. You hold a master or PhD degree in psychology, business, management studies (or another closely related field). You are fluent in spoken and written English and (optional) German. You can also demonstrate commitment to inclusive, research-based education that contributes to the department's overall profile in learning and teaching (e.g. of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, “Business Anthropology” and “Gamification for Organizations” modules). The candidate should have experience in academic writing and be able to give constructive feedback to students.      

Further Details

Location: Berlin, Ackerstraße 76, 13355
Hours: Part time 24h/week (including 3 weekly hours per semester / SWS for lecturing)
Limited to 3 years (June 2022 - May 2025)
Probationary period: 6 months

Salary is oriented to similar positions in the public sector.

The position provides the possibility to utilize research findings for the completion of a PhD degree with a third-party university. Candidates should send their application to Prof. Dr. Henning Breuer (h.breuer (at) hmkw.de).

Lectureships (freelance basis)

We offer lectureships on a freelance basis for our English speaking Master programs in the following fields:

  • Media Technology (on a basic level)
  • Market Research and Consumer Behavior
  • Statistics, Test Theory
  • Media Psychology

Please send your application toMr Joerg Brunsendorf: j.brunsendorf [at] hmkw.de