Research positions available for EU-funded project at the University of Hamburg
1 PostDoc and 2 PhD positions for researchers with a background in music, dance, psychology or movement science.
Institute of Systematic Musicology, University of Hamburg, Germany.
Closing Date: 15 February 2017.
We invite applications for positions within the EU-funded research project “Slow Motion: Transformations of Musical Time in Perception and Performance” (SloMo). The project will commence in April 2017, positions are available for a period of five years (2017–2022). The research team will investigate musicians, dancers, and audiences of performances in a series of empirical studies using a range of interdisciplinary methods.
The PostDoc (full-time) will work on experimental research involving musicians and dancers. She/He will contribute to testing and developing theories, supervise data collection, analyse the data, and take a key role in publications and presentations. The candidate is expected to hold an excellent research-based PhD in one of the fields of music or dance psychology, music or movement science, musicology, dance studies, psychology or related fields. Apart from first excellent publications and proficient English language skills, experiences in quantitative motion capture research would be advantageous.
For the PhD positions (65% of working time), the successful candidates will run experimental sessions, analyse data, and contribute significantly to presentations and publications. An excellent degree in music or dance psychology, music or movement science, musicology, dance studies, psychology or related fields is required. Very good skills in empirical research and quantitative statistics as well as proficient English language skills are necessary. Some programming experiences (e.g. Matlab, Python) are advantageous.
Informal enquires are welcome: Professor Clemens Wöllner [clemens.woellner @ uni-hamburg.de]. Applications (PDF of cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate) should be addressed to the same email address.
For further information, see https://www.fbkultur.uni-hamburg.de/sm.html