The mdw-University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna is offering the temporary position of a Research Associate (PostDoc) for the future Music and Minorities Research-Center (Wittgenstein-Project).
Expected starting date:1stMay2019
Working hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Contract: limited to 5 years as a Project Employee as defined in the collective labour agreement
Salary : According to the Austrian collective labour agreement, the monthly gross pay is at a minimum
€ 3.803,90 (14 times).
 
The Music and Minorities Research Centre has the goal of continuing the ethnomusicological research of minorities which has been developed by Ursula Hemetek, and creating a structural basis for it. The intention is to sustainably establish this field of research with an emphasis on its socio-political application.
 
Pre-conditions: PhD in ethnomusicology/folk music research related subject. Perfect language abilities: German, English. Experience in application for and accounting of research funding. Integration into the international ethnomusicological scientific community.
 
Qualifications: Experience in ethnomusicological minority research, familiarity with international ethnomusicological discourses, especially on engaged ethnomusicology, international conference participations, publications, experience in fieldwork as well as in research organization, ability for teamwork.
 
Tasks: Assistance to project management in developing and running the research centre; defining priorities, and strategies, concerning research topics as well as strategies of public relations and publications; support of the two advisory boards, coordination of meetings; writing of research fund applications, own research and publications on the topic music and minorities.
 
Application deadline : 27th March 2019 at 24.00 (CET)
 
Applications (including CV, motivational letter, proof of professional qualifications) should be sent (related to GZ 754/19) to the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Department of Human Resources, Anton von Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna. The application documents remain at the university.
 
The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna is committed to the equal treatment of all qualified applicants regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, world-view, age, or disability.
 
The University is particularly interested in increasing the percentage of women working in the artistic, scientific and general university personnel ranks. It therefore expressly encourages qualified women to apply. It should be specifically mentioned, however, that applicants who are invited to the audition will not receive remuneration from the university for incurred travel and hotel expenses.
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