Scientific Assistant (W / M / D) in the Field of Cultural Musicology Georg-August-University Goettingen Department of Musicology Germany

Scientific Assistant (W / M / D) In The Field Of Cultural Musicology



In the Musicology Department, in the field of Cultural Musicology, starting from 01.09.2019, the position of a


research assistant (w / m / d)


with a total of 86 hours / month (with the possibility to divide the position) will be filled for an initial four months; a further employment is aimed at.


The task area includes the project-oriented cooperation in the field of cultural musicology including the preparatory conception of a qualification related to the project (usually doctoral or habilitation) at the interfaces of the subject areas Restitution, Soundpistemologies of the Eurogenical History of Science and Postcoloniality. More information can be obtained via the contact details below.


requirementsare a particularly qualified MA degree in musicology and a research focus in cultural musicology or ethnomusicology. The willingness to work on the project as well as very good language skills in English are prerequisites. Experience in dealing with historical sound documents as well as interest in the music of the Pacific island world, the European scientific history of sound and postcolonial theorizing are beneficial.


The University of Göttingen aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and therefore urges qualified women to apply. It sees itself as a family-friendly university and promotes the compatibility of science / career and family. The university has set itself the goal of employing more severely disabled people. Applications of severely disabled persons are given preference with the same qualifications.


Written applications with the usual documents (cover letter, CV, certificates) are requested until 30.06.2019 to Prof. Dr. med. Birgit Abels, Short Geismarstr. 1, 37073 Göttingen , also in electronic form as a PDF document to e-mail: .



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