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 institutions.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicant accepts complete responsibility for the electronic transfer of personal documents.