Research fellow in artistic research
Research Fellow in Artistic Research at The Grieg Academy - Department of
At the Grieg Academy – Department of Music there is a vacancy as a research
fellow (100 %) in artistic research within music performance, interpretation
and creation for a fixed-term period of four years of which 25 per cent
comprises required duties. The required duties may be in the form of teaching,
exam work or supervision, according to the needs of the department.
About the project/work tasks:
The PhD education is intended to qualify for artistic research of an
international standard, and for other work in society where great demands are
made to artistic insight and competence, in accordance with good academic
practice and ethical standards.
The project must fall under the subject area of music performance,
interpretation and creation. The Department offers study programmes with BA
and MA with study courses including classical, jazz, traditional music and
We encourage projects that focus on interpretation of repertoire in which
classical conventions of score based performance practices is at the centre.
Projects that challenge and discuss established practices and seek towards
experimental methods for the exploration of how repertoire are interpreted and
understood is of particular interest. Project involving multiple genres is
Applications will be assessed in light of the criterias in the ph.d program
description as well as the artistic practise and research competence at the
department. Applicants are requested to familiarize themselves with the
artistic research profile at the department and faculty, and incorporating it
in the design of their project, please see: kmd.uib.no/no/forskning.
The project description should place the project in a subject/research field,
and present the theme, issues, context, methods, and choice of work- and
presentation forms. The project description shall present the project's
position in, and relevance to, the academic environment at the department, and
account for the specific needs for professional and material resources, as
well as any legal and ethical issues. You must inform of any potential
collaborating institutions and cooperation partners. We also request a
separate progress plan for different parts of the work. We encourage
applicants to contact a potential supervisor in the department to consider the
relevance of the project idea for the research environment and possibilities
Qualifications and personal qualities:
Applicants must hold a master's degree in music performance, composition
or corresponding education. The degree must be completed within the
Applicants must have experience in artistic practice and production at a
high national or international level.
Applicants must be able to work independently and in a structured manner
and have the ability to cooperate with others.
Applicants must have good written and verbal skills in English.
Emphasis will be placed on personal qualities. Professional ambitions and
potential will also be considered when assessing candidates.
The following conditions apply for the appointment:
The successful candidate will be enrolled in the ph.d program of the Faculty
of fine arts, music and design. The appointment is for a fixed-term period of
four years of which 25 per cent comprises required duties. The required duties
may be in the form of teaching, exam work or supervision, according to the
needs of the department.
The employment period may be reduced if you have previously been employed in a
recruitment position. The educational content of the ph.d. program in artistic
research has two parts: one obligatory (20 ECT points), and one individual
part (10 ETC points). The obligatory part is organised by the Norwegian
Artistic Research School.
At the Grieg Academy, the ph.d. research fellows can also join the Grieg
Research School of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, a research school that
gathers research fellows from a broad landscape of music fields and
Exciting development opportunities as part of your role in a strong
Salary at pay grade 54 (Code 1017/Pay range 20, alternative 10) in the
civil service salary scale. This currently constitutes a gross annual
salary of NOK 491.200. Further promotion is made according to length of
Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
Good welfare benefits
Applications must include:
Project description of maximum 5 pages or 20000 signs
Documentation of relevant artistic production in the form of audio and/or
Documentation (diplomas and confirmations) of formal professional
Budget (see our website)
Your application and appendices with certified translations into English or a
Scandinavian language must be uploaded at JobbNorge.
Detailed information about this appointment may be obtained by contacting:
Head of Department Randi Rolvsjord at tel. + 47 – 55 58 73 00/+ 47 97514878
The civil service work force shall as much as possible reflect the diversity
of Norwegian society. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with
disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately
equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas
The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information
when recruiting staff for academic positions. Information about applicants may
be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of
applicants. The applicant will be notified if the request is not met.
Further information about the employment process can be found here.
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Life as a PhD candidate at UiB
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