JOB: University Assistant. The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Institute for Music Aesthetics

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Austria), Institute for Music Aesthetics, seeks to appoint from the nearest possible date for four years an 0.75 university assistant in line with § 26 of the „Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten“ in Austria. The minimum salary per month is at present 1.899,00 € before tax and social security deductions (14 times p.a.). Relevant work experience can result in a higher salary.

General requirement for hiring:

MA completed in musicology, philosophy or another relevant discipline

Special requirements for hiring:

Excellent MA degree, promising high potential in research, intention and ability to produce a PhD thesis in the field of music aesthetics during the period of four years, an interest to relate philosophical methods and empirical insights that concern aesthetics to each other.

Suitable candidates are invited to apply in writing by 5 March 2013 mentioning GZ 14/13 in the cover letter, to: Personalservice der Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz, Leonhardstraße 15, A-8010 Graz, Austria, Europe.

Application materials must include CV, certificates of academic degrees, and a short piece of academic writing. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Andreas Dorschel, Head of Institute, by e-mail:

Equality of opportunity is University policy. The University aims to increase the representation of women among faculty. In case of equal qualification of candidates, a female candidate will be preferred. If equally qualified, candidates with special needs will be preferred. Costs of travel and accommodation arising for attendance at the job interviews cannot be reimbursed.