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Alexander Refsum Jensenius <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:23:10 +0200
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Hi all,

We are happy to announce:

*2x Doctoral Research Fellowships in Music Technology and/or Music 
University of Oslo, Department of Musicology

*Quick facts*
Duration: 3 years PhD + 1 year postdoc if thesis submitted
Salary: ~€49-54 000
Application deadline: 1 September 2015
Contact: Alexander Refsum Jensenius <javascript:maillink(277103);>

*Full description*
Two PhD Research Fellowships (SKO 1017) in Music Technology and/or Music 
Production are now available at the Department of Musicology, University 
of Oslo (IMV).

The Department of Musicology has established a vibrant and leading 
international research profile in popular music studies and cognitive 
musicology, with particular strengths in audiovisual analysis, musical 
sound/rhythm analysis, musical embodiment, and interactive music 

Applications are invited from candidates interested in contributing to 
this rich, interdisciplinary field, where the research focus falls on 
music technology and/or music production. The successful candidates will 
be expected to make use of qualitative/descriptive and 
quantitative/technology-assisted methods. Furthermore, it is expected 
that they utilise the department's world-class studio/lab facilities in 
their projects, which include a ProTools recording studio, a 5.1 mixing 
suite, and a motion capture lab with a 60-channel sound diffusion system 
(see for 

The persons 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 developement. Read more 
about the doctoral degree 

The appointment is for a duration of three years.


A Master's Degree in music technology, music production, musicology, 
or similar. In case of the latter two, the applicant must documentthat 
the degree matches the profile for the post. The Master's Degree has to 
have been achieved by the time of application.

Personal suitability and motivation for the position.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:

  * The applicant's estimated academic and personal ability to complete
    the project within the time frame
  * The applicant's ability to complete research training
  * Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary
    academic communities
  * The project's scientific merit, research-related relevance and

Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be 
given preference.

*We offer*

  * salary level 50 - 56 (NOK 430 500 - 475 400, depending on
  * a challenging and stimulating working environment
  * attractive welfare benefits

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

  * letter of application
  * Curriculum Vitae
  * list of publications (if applicable)
  * transcript of records of your Master's degree. Foreign applicants
    are advised to attach an explanation of their university's grading
  * project description, including a detailed progress plan for the
    project (3 - 5 pages, see Template for project descriptions

Please note that all documents must be in English.

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 at the 
University of Oslo.

See also Guidelines for appointments to research fellowships at the 
Faculty of Humanities 

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to 
secure rights to research results a.o.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in 
the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Ph.D.
Head of Department, Department of Musicology
Assoc. Professor of Music Technology
University of Oslo

Chair of the Steering Committee
International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

New publications:
"Microinteraction in Music/Dance Performance"

"MuMYO: Exploring the MYO Armband for Musical Interaction"

"Moving to the Beat: Studying Entrainment..."

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