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Institution: Department of Musicology, University of Oslo

Position: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Popular Music

General Information:

The appointment is for a duration of four years and the position entails a 25 % compulsory workload per year of teaching and supervision duties.


•A PhD degree with a specialization in popular music
•Personal suitability and motivation for the position

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Musicology seeks to appoint a postdoctoral researcher in the area of popular music. Areas of specialization need to be clearly identified within the broad field of popular music studies. Applicants must already hold a PhD in popularmusic, demonstrating theoretical and methodological competence through a combination of textual and contextual perspectives in popular music research. The successful recipient of this post will undertake research at a high international standard, with a publication production outcome commensurate to three years. In addition the candidate will be required to fulfill a range of duties stipulated by the Department of Musicology.

The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the relevant research area and contribute to and participate in the various workshops, conferences and activities organized by the Department of Musicology. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

Salary Range: salary level 57 - 65 (NOK 483 400 - 560 700, depending on qualifications)

Items to Send:

•Application letter
•Curriculum Vitae
•List of published and unpublished works
•Project description (approximately 3-5 pages). The project description must present a feasible progress plan. It is expected that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment

Deadline: March 15, 2016


Administrative Head of Department Målfrid Hoaas
Telephone: +47 22844428
Head of Department Alexander Refsum Jensenius
Telephone: +47 22844834

Other Information:

Date Listed: 02/08/2016

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