[Microsound-announce] Call for applications: Professorship in Media Composition

Heike Sperling post at heikesperling.de
Sat Oct 27 03:53:39 EDT 2007

The Institute For Music And Media
at the University of Music Düsseldorf
is inviting applications for a


starting as soon as possible.

Media Composition comprises all forms of music composed and produced  
for specific purposes: advertising, industry, museums, events, film  
and television, computer games, websites, radio plays, audio logos,  
as well as sound design in general.

In accordance with § 46 HG, applicants are required to have either an  
academic degree in Composition, or documented evidence of excellent  
artistic achievements, demonstrating special artistic ability; broad  
experience in teaching, composing and arranging for international  
productions at the highest artistic (and didactic) levels (both in  
education and original work); proven practical experience with  
orchestral recording sessions for film and broad knowledge in media- 
related orchestration; wide experience in computer-aided production  
environments and their specific circumstances; expertise in  
synchronisation techniques for music and image, and music editing.  
The University is seeking a person fluent in a diverse range of  
musical styles, to be demonstrated by original scores.
Applicants should submit a range of published works in different  
genres; in the case of electronic and acoustic productions for  
ensembles and orchestras, scores should be included where applicable.

In addition to educational abilities, the position requires a strong
commitment to interdisciplinary cooperation, administrative work and  
participation in developing visions for the future of the University.  
The general terms of employment are laid out in § 46 HG. For first  
time appointees, 3 years’ initial contract with optional extension  

The University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages  
applications from women and disabled persons.


The complete application containing all standard documents should be  
sent by December 7th, 2007 to:

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf
Institut Fuer Musik Und Medien
Fischerstraße 110
40476 Düsseldorf
miriam.ellmann-orlinski at musikundmedien.net

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