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Tenure-Track Professorship (W1) for Musicology (practice oriented research)
Published(222 days ago)
Deadline for applications(206 days ago)
University of FreiburgFreiburg
The University of Freiburg has been granted 12 Tenure-Track Professorships from the
Tenure-Track Programme and now invites applications in the context of this programme
Tenure-Track Professorship for Musicology (practice oriented research)
at the Faculty of Humanities in the Department of Musicology.
This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered.
This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.
The successful candidate is expected to cover Musicology (practice oriented research)
in research and teaching in all courses of studies. He / she is willing to play a leading
role in the organization of the Freiburger Forschungs- und Lehrzentrum Musik (FLZM),
a joint research and teaching center of the University of Freiburg and the University of
Music Freiburg, and in the organizational support and the enhancement of its courses
of studies. Deep interest in the existing collaborative research projects (z.B. SFB 948,
SFB 1015) at the University of Freiburg and co-operation with the Freiburg Center for
Popular Culture and Music is also expected.
The University of Freiburg is looking for a scientist, whose research is located on the
interface between science an musicological practice. Practice oriented research is an
essential profile building element of this Tenure-Track Professorship, which emphasizes
historical perspectives but is also open to different scientific specializations.
Prerequisites for the employment are an university degree, an outstanding doctoral
dissertation and an excellent publication record.
This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it can be
extended by two years. Furthermore, the tenure procedure towards Full Professorship
W3 will be initiated after successful interim evaluation.
The tenure procedures are regulated in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept for
Junior Professorships and Tenure-Track Professorships and agreed upon with the Ministry
of Science (https://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/service/tenure). As a prerequisite for
granting tenure and the subsequent conversion into a full professorship (W3) (1) the requirements
defined in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept have to be met and
(2) the subject specific criteria determined by the Faculty of Humanities have to be met.
The following application documents are to be submitted: Curriculum vitae; certificates
of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references; complete list of papers
and talks with specification of the four most important publications; complete list of
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised
Please send in a complete and convincing application with a print version of the application
form and the above-mentioned supporting documents including the reference
number 00000263, by date 31 January 2019 at the latest. Please send your application
to the following address in written or electronic form:
Dekan Prof. Dr. Dietmar Neutatz
Dekanat der Philosophischen Fakultät
For further information, please contact Bettina Ragen on the phone number +49 761 203-
3371 or E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information on the appointment
procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.