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Institution: University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Austria)

Position: University Professorship for Artistic Research in Music

General Information:

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Artistic Doctoral School, is offering a position,
beginning with the winter semester 2017/18, for a University Professorship for Artistic Research in Music
based on § 99 of the university law and § 25 of the collective agreement for university employees, in the
form of a fulltime contractual position, limited to five years. An extension of the position is only allowed
after complying with the appointment procedure according to § 98 of the university law. It is possible to
agree to an overpayment of the minimum monthly contractual salary, which has been determined by the
collective agreement and which at present is € 4,891.10 brutto (14 payments annually).


I. Basic Employment Requirements
> a completed advanced degree from a domestic or comparable foreign educational institute at the
doctorate level, and the Habilitation or equivalent artistic-scholarly achievement that suits the position

IIa. Specific Employment Requirements
> several years of experience in artistic research at an international level
> a substantial international artistic career
> an outstanding pedagogical and didactic competence at the university level
> a broad understanding of artistic research, including the tradition of Western art music
> experience in the conceptual and organizational planning of events and publications
> the capability to communicate and publish in both English and German
> awareness of gender issues and competence for addressing such issues

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Tasks and activities related to the position:
> management and development of the Artistic Doctoral School
> independent research activities
> independent teaching of courses and holding exams
> setting up a Center of Artistic Research
> acquisition of third-party funding
> supervision of doctoral and master theses
> fostering international collaborations
> acquisition and fostering of contacts within relevant European networks
> active participation in the further development of the university’s teaching culture and artistic and scholarly life
> participation in organizational and administrative duties, as well as evaluation activities
> active contribution to the university’s academic self-administration

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Interested candidates with the appropriate qualifications are invited to submit their
written application with the usual documentation before the 31 May 2017 in a PDF-file
by e-mail to: using the identification number 30/17 .

If necessary, sound recordings or DVDs can be sent by regular post.

Deadline: May 31, 2017


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Other Information:

The university is striving to increase the proportion of women in its artistic and scholarly faculty
and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Women will be given preference
in the case of equal qualification.

Applicants are not entitled to compensation for the travel and lodging expenses that arise
during the application procedure.

Following the concept of social sustainability at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz,
which interprets all aspects of special requirements, persons with special needs will be given
preference in the case of equal qualification.

Date Listed: 04/09/2017

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