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Professorship (W2) Musicology (sociology/philosophy of music)
Published(1107 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1044 days ago)
The Faculty of History, Art and Oriental Studies is looking to fill the following professorship
position as soon as possible.
The Institute of Musicology strives toward diversity in its cultural studies profile. Existing
interdisciplinary cooperations in the areas of Digital Humanities and University collections, and
between associated academic and non-university institutions (such as the Bach Archive) are
currently being expanded. In addition, the institute’s profile is being enriched by way of
research and teaching collaborations with the Leipzig University of Music and Theatre and
plans to establish a collaborative musicological center in Leipzig.
W2-Professorship Musicology (sociology/philosophy of music)
Applicants are expected to possess a wide range of experiences within the field of sociomusicology
or philosophy of music including both research and teaching. The position will
include teaching the principles of systematic musicology (theory, aesthetics, sociology, and
psychology). Of particular importance is the focus on GDR music, which includes working
within the scope of transcultural comparison of music-related structures, concepts and
Willingness to participate in one or more research areas (e. g. language and culture in the
digital era) is expected. Evidence of teaching experience and knowledge of the procedures for
acquiring external funding is required.
Employee rights and obligations are in accordance with Saxonian University Legal Regulations
(Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz, SächsHSFG) and Saxonian Public Service Employees
Regulations (Sächsische Dienstaufgabenverordnung, DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the
requirements of § 58 SächsHSFG.
The University of Leipzig emphasizes the equality of women and men in its hiring practices.
Disabled applicants are encouraged to apply and are given preference if equally qualified.
Only applicants providing the required application documents will be considered.
(Please send a detailed CV, a listing of scientific work and academic teaching experience;
including copies of teacher evaluations if available and a certified copy of the highest degree
certificate earned, proof of all qualifications applicable to the position, and two published
articles.) Documents should be sent in electronic form (PDF-format) by November 10, 2016 to:
Universität Leipzig, Dekan der Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst- und Orientwissenschaft, Herrn
Prof. Dr. Manfred Rudersdorf, Schillerstraße 6, D-04109 Leipzig, email@example.com
Applicant accepts complete responsibility for the electronic transfer of personal documents.