Senior Scientist with a Doctorate for Instrumental/Vocal Pedagogy

Job offer:

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz – Institute of Music Education – is offering a temporary position beginning with the winter semester 2020/21 and lasting for a period limited to six years with the option for an indefinite extension, for a

Senior Scientist with a Doctorate for Instrumental/Vocal Pedagogy

with a tenure track option based on § 26 f of the collective agreement for university employees, in the form of a fulltime contractual position. The minimum monthly gross salary for this position is € 3,889.50 at present and is paid 14 times per year. If need be, and on the basis of the collective agreement instructions, this amount could be increased through the crediting of specific prior experience.

After closing a tenure track agreement, the monthly salary will be paid according to category A2 (assistant professors, post-doc) of the collective agreement, the minimum monthly gross salary currently being € 4,599.60 (14 payments annually). If the goals agreed upon in the tenure track agreement are met, a permanent work contract will be offered. From then on the employee carries the title of an associate professor and becomes, in accordance with § 99 (6) of the Universities Act, a member of the electoral group of professors.

The successful candidate should be able to represent the field of instrumental/vocal pedagogy with a focus on its intersection with music education in schools in research and teaching.

The particular duties that are involved in this position include
a) Independent research activities aiming at the Habilitation (post-doctoral academic qualification) in the field of instrumental/vocal pedagogy
b) Participation in research in instrumental/vocal pedagogy and music education
c) Independent organization and support of symposia and conferences in instrumental/vocal pedagogy and music education
d) Independent teaching of courses and holding exams
e) Supervision of students especially regarding MA theses and support for the supervision of PhD theses
f) Participation in examinations
g) Participation in organizational and administrative duties, as well as evaluation activities

General Employment Requirements
Completion of the doctorate in an appropriate professional study area, preferably in the field of instrumental/vocal pedagogy or music education.

Special Employment Requirements
a) Publications and papers in the field of music education in schools and/or instrumental/vocal pedagogy
b) Several years of experience in research in the field of music education in schools and/or instrumental/vocal pedagogy
c) Several years of professional experience in the field of instrumental/vocal pedagogy and of relevant teaching at a university
d) Artistic qualification as instrumentalist or singer
e) Activities in relevant professional societies and organizations
f) Willingness to collaborate in a team
g) Very good command of English
h) Gender competence
i) Experience in developing and conducting research projects and conferences as well as in acquiring third-party funding is desirable.

Basic knowledge of German at the time of employment is beneficial. In the case of no prior knowledge of German the willingness to learn the German language, e.g. with regard to an active participation in university committees, is required.

Interested candidates with the appropriate qualification are invited to submit their written application with the usual documentation including a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications and courses taught before the

August 19th, 2020

by e-mail in a PDF-file using the identification number (22/20) to: bewerbung@kug.ac.at. If desired, publications can be sent by regular post.

The university is striving to increase the proportion of women in its scholarly faculty and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply. In the recruitment process, women will be given preference in the case of equal eligibility, qualification and professional performance, provided that – and as long as – the women are underrepresented.

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.

On behalf of the rectorate
Georg Schulz

Job Description

  • Job type/category: Academic
  • Minimal education: Doctorate
  • Minimal experience: 1 - 3 Years Experience
  • Location(s): Austria
  • Other location: Graz
  • Language requirements: German
  • Other language requirement: English
  • Working language(s): English
  • Other working language: German

Deadline for application

  • 19-08-2020

Files to download

  • download mb_25_s_6_Inst5_SenScie_PD_IGP_Laufbahnstelle

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