Teaching Job

Graz, Austria
Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Kunstuniversität Graz

Kunstuniversität Graz

University Professorship for Harmony and Counterpoint

The University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Institute of Composition, Theory of Music, History of Music and Conducting, is offering a position tentatively beginning with the summer semester 2022 for a

University Professorship for Harmony and Counterpoint

based on § 98 of the Universities Act, in the form of a fulltime contractual position. It is possible to agree to an overpayment of the minimum monthly salary, which has been determined by the collective agreement and which at present is € 5,245.60 gross (14 payments annually).

Tasks areas
• teaching particularly in the subject areas of Harmony and Counterpoint
• responsible representation and promotion of the field in its entirety, in particular in the arts-based research
• well-founded, analytical and practical conveying of the subject matter to composers, music theorists and conductors while using current didactic models and methods
• active participation in the further development of the university’s teaching culture and artistic and scholarly life as well as active contribution to the university’s academic self-administration

I. Basic Employment Requirements
• a degree from an Austrian or comparable foreign educational institute that suits the position, or an equivalent artistic aptitude
• substantiated skills and/or experience in dealing with gender and diversity

II. Specific Employment Requirements
• outstanding personality with the highest artistic qualification for the position to be filled
• comprehensive and independent compositional profile
• outstanding pedagogical and didactic competency as well as several years of teaching experience at the university level
• extensive knowledge and mastery of both historical music writing and contemporary compositional techniques
• proof of independent and reflective knowledge of perspectives about music of the past and present
• evidence of comprehensive analytical expertise and reflective perspective in the subject area
Closing date: 22 Jan 2021
More details/How to apply:
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Professorship for Harmony/Counterpoint (pdf)
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