University Assistant

Job offer:

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Institute of music education, is offering a provisional position, beginning with October 1st, 2019, and lasting until September 30th, 2022, for a
University Assistant
for Music Education – Voice and Instrument
based on § 26 of the collective agreement for university employees, in the form of a part-time contractual position with the extent of employment being 50%. The minimum monthly salary for this position is at present 1.432,25 € brutto (14 payments annually). If need be, and on the basis of the collective agreement instructions, this amount could be increased through the crediting of specific prior experience.
The particular duties that are involved in this position include
Participation in the research activities, teaching and administrative duties of the department of instrumental and vocal pedagogy
Coordination and scientific participation in the transfer of knowledge project “Netzwerk IGP”
Participation and support in organizing symposia, conferences and further education courses of the department of instrumental and voice pedagogy
Independent research activities in the field of instrumental and vocal pedagogy and music psychology, specifically in the context of a PhD project at the scholarly doctoral school of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz
Independent teaching of courses and holding exams
Participation in organizational and administrative duties, as well as evaluation activities
Supervision of students
Participation in writing and editing publications 
General Employment Requirements
Completion of the Master’s Degree (Diploma) in an appropriate professional study area such as music pedagogy/music psychology, preferably in instrumental and vocal pedagogy
Special Employment Requirements
Experience in scientific work as well as in the organizational field
High level of competence in research methodology
Very good German and English language skills (spoken and written)
Very good computer software skills (MS Office, incl. Excel and Publisher) as well as experience with selected web service technologies
Highly developed problemsolving skills and willingness to work in teams 
Interested candidates with the appropriate qualifications are invited to submit their written application with the usual documentation before the
21th August 2019
by e-mail in a PDF-file using the identification number 15a/19 to: If necessary, publications can be sent by regular post.
The university is striving to increase the proportion of women and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Women will be given preference in the case of equal qualification, professional competence and proficiency, as long as an underrepresentation exists.
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
Eike Straub

Job Description

  • Job type/category: University Assistant
  • Minimal education: MA
  • Minimal experience: 1 - 3 Years Experience
  • Location(s): Austria
  • Other location: Graz
  • Language requirements: German
  • Other language requirement: English
  • Working language(s): German
  • Other working language: none

Deadline for application

  • 21-08-2019

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