Offene Stellen in FWF P32642

(We have a postdoctoral and a doctoral position to fill. For doctoral position, see below.) (Postdoc application date extended to 15 February 2020.)


Postdoctoral Researcher

This job posting appeared in mdw bulletin No. 6 on 4 December 2019:

Ausschreibung einer Stelle als wissenschaftliche Projektmitarbeiterin_wissenschaftlicher Projektmitarbeiter (Postdoc) im FWF-Projekt „Achieving Togetherness in Ensemble Performance“ am Institut für musikalische Akustik – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) der mdw –Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.

The Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) at the mdw – University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna is offering the position of a

Research Associate (Postdoc) (f_m)

as part of a research project run jointly by the Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) at the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and the Intelligent Music Processing and Machine Learning Group at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) .

Successful candidates will work on the project entitled “Achieving Togetherness in Ensemble Performance”, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and led by Werner Goebl (IWK), in collaboration with Laura Bishop (RITMO, University of Oslo). This project explores interaction and ensemble coordination during music ensemble performance from the perspectives of the performer and the audience. A combination of motion capture and eye tracking techniques will be used to examine performance behavior and audience responses. The Postdoc will be based at the IWK and will collaborate closely with a predoctoral researcher.

Expected starting date: 1 March 2020 or soon after.

Working hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week.

Contract: Initially offered for two years, with the option of extension for another year.

Salary: According to the Austrian collective labour agreement, the monthly gross pay is at a minimum € 3.803,90 (14 times), including health care and social benefits.

Tasks: The successful candidate will be responsible to develop and pursue the research project, to interact closely with the PhD student, and engage in dissemination actions (publications) including data management and outreach activities.

Employment requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in psychology, systematic musicology, or a related field. A documented musical background (performance and/or theory degree or substantial course attendance) and extensive experience in conducting empirical research with human participants are required. Applicants must demonstrate professional competence in English, both written and spoken.

Desired qualifications: Experience with motion capture and/or eye tracking technology is preferred. Programming skills (such as in R, Matlab, Python) are also beneficial.

Application deadline: 7 January 2020, extended to 15 February 2020.

Applications must be submitted in electronic form via the mdw application portal https://www.mdw.ac.at/bewerbungsportal. Applications should include 1) a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the research topic, 2) a CV, 3) a short research proposal (2–3 pages), and 4) contact details for two referees. Applicants are encouraged to contact us before applying (contact: Werner Goebl and Laura Bishop. All application material should be sent in PDF format.

The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna is committed to the equal treatment of all qualified applicants regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, world-view, age, or disability.

The University is particularly interested in increasing the percentage of women working in the artistic, scientific and general university personnel ranks. It therefore expressly encourages qualified women to apply.

It should be specifically mentioned, however, that applicants who are invited to the audition will not receive remuneration from the university for incurred travel and hotel expenses.


Doctoral Researcher

This job posting will appear in mdw bulletin No. 1 on 15 January 2020:

Announcement of a position as a Doctoral Researcher (PraeDoc) in the FWF project "Achieving Togetherness   in Ensemble Performance" at the Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) of the mdw – University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

The Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) of the mdw – University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna is offering the position of a

 

Doctoral Researcher (f_m)

 

The successful candidate will work on the project entitled “Achieving Togetherness in Ensemble Performance” ( https://www.mdw.ac.at/iwk/fwf-togetherness/), funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and led by Werner Goebl, in collaboration with Dr. Laura Bishop (RITMO, University of Oslo). This project explores interaction and ensemble coordination during music ensemble performance from the perspectives of the performer and the audience. A combination of motion capture and eye tracking techniques will be used to examine performance behavior and audience responses.

Expected starting date: 1 March 2020 or soon after

Working hours: Part-time, 30 hours per week (75%)

Contract: 3 years.

Salary: According to the Austrian collective labour agreement, the monthly gross pay is at a minimum € 2.162,40 (14 times), in case of job-related former experience a gross pay of € 2.547 (at a maximum) is possible, including health care and social benefits.

Tasks: The successful candidate will be responsible to design and run own experiments within the research project, to interact closely with the other project members, and to engage in dissemination actions (publications) including data management and outreach activities. The successful candidate is also encouraged to pursue a PhD alongside the research project through the mdw PhD programme.

Employment requirements: Applicants must have a master’s degree in psychology, systematic musicology, computer science or a related field. A documented musical background (performance and/or theory degree or substantial course attendance) and experience in conducting empirical research with human participants are required. Applicants must demonstrate professional competence in English, both written and spoken.

Desired qualifications: Experience with motion capture and/or eye tracking technology is preferred. Programming skills (such as in R, Matlab, Python) are also beneficial.

Application deadline: 15 February 2020

Applications must be submitted in electronic form via the mdw application portal https://www.mdw.ac.at/bewerbungsportal (possible from 15 Jan 2020 on). Applications should include 1) a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the research topic, 2) a CV, 3) a short research proposal (2–3 pages), and 4) contact details for two referees. Applicants are encouraged to contact us before applying (contact: Werner Goebl, goebl@mdw.ac.at and Laura Bishop, laura.bishop@imv.uio.no ). All application material should be sent in PDF format.

The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna is committed to the equal treatment of all qualified applicants regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, world-view, age, or disability.

The University is particularly interested in increasing the percentage of women working in the artistic, scientific and general university personnel ranks. It therefore expressly encourages qualified women to apply.

It should be specifically mentioned, however, that applicants who are invited to the audition will not receive remuneration from the university for incurred travel and hotel expenses.