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Stellenausschreibung / Job advertisement

In Faculty III - Linguistics and Cultural Studies - the Institute of Music is seeking to fill a postdoc position (75%) at the earliest possible date for an initial period of three years.

Postdoc Position (m/f/d)
(pay grade 13 TV-L)

to be filled for 75% of regular working hours (currently 29.85 hours per week).


The position includes

  • Participation in research projects and scientific services in the research area of music theory/musicology (including supervision and further development of study programs (MA Musicology))
  • Participation in research projects of the Institute of Music (Cultural History of Music, Music and Media, Systematic Musicology, Music Pedagogy) and cooperation with colleagues in artistic practice
  • Teaching in accordance with the Teaching Obligations Ordinance (LVVO), currently to the extent of 3 LVS, in music theory/musicology (including aural training, basic music theory, musical analysis, cultural history of music) in the BA and MA programs of the Institute

The position offers the opportunity for further academic qualification (Habilitation).

Required are

  • a completed academic or artistic-scientific university degree and a completed doctorate in music theory, musicology or a related subject,
  • a habilitation project in the field of music theory/musicology, evidenced by a 2-3-page prospectus on such a project.

Desirable are

  • Research experience in the field of the job profile (to be proven by relevant publications),
  • Familiarity with cultural studies research approaches,
  • A broad repertoire of music-analytical approaches to historically, stylistically and regionally diverse musical genres,
  • Experience in university teaching in music theory/musicology (including aural training, music theory fundamentals),
  • Experience in the field of music theory and its teaching in school and extracurricular contexts,
  • German language skills at level C2 or the willingness to acquire these within two years.

The University of Oldenburg aims to increase the proportion of women in the academic field. Women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. According to § 21 para. 3 NHG, female applicants with equivalent qualifications should be given preferential consideration.

Applicants with disabilities with equal aptitude will be given preference.

Please send your application with a CV, copies of certificates, a prospectus of the research project (2-3 pages), and a list of publications and university courses, stating “Postdoc Position Music Theory/Musicology” in the subject line by 23.06.2024, preferably by e-mail as one attached pdf file to (maximum total size 40 MB) or by post to University of Oldenburg, Faculty III, Institute of Music, for the attention of Prof. Dr. Anna Langenbruch, 26111 Oldenburg.

Please note that the application documents will not be returned. Therefore, please do not send originals or folders.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Anna Langenbruch ().

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