Job: PhD Cultural Study of Music @University of Oslo

Job description

A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in the cultural study of music is available at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo. The successful candidate will work on an independent project in the cultural study of music. Projects dealing with histories, cultures, and theories of sound reproduction or other music technologies and sound media are encouraged. Projects on other aspects of popular music studies and musicology, sound studies, and music sociology will also be considered, as will those dealing with music/sound from the perspectives of media studies, material culture studies, and science and technology studies. The candidate will be supervised by Associate Professor Kyle Devine.

More about the position

The person appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty’s organized research training. The academic work is to result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD. The successful candidate is expected to join the existing research milieu or network and contribute to its development.Read more about the doctoral degree.

The appointment is for a duration of three years. All PhD Candidates who submit their doctoral dissertation for assessment with a written recommendation from their supervisor within 3 years or 3 ½ years after the start of their PhD position, will be offered, respectively, a 12 or 6 month Completion Grant.

We offer

  • salary NOK 436 900 – 490 900 depending on qualifications
  • a professionally stimulating working environment
  • attractive welfare benefits

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae (complete list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications)
  • Transcript of records of your Master’s degree. Applicants with education from a foreign university are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
  • Project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project (3 – 5 pages, seeTemplate for project descriptions)

Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Educational certificates, master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later. Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview.

Contact persons:

Associate Professor Kyle Devine – kyle.devine

Head of Administration Målfrid Hoaas – malfrid.hoaas

HR Adviser Hilde Kristine Sletner – h.k.sletner

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