[Microsound-announce] Call for applications: Professorship in Media Composition
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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
PROFESSOR IN MEDIA COMPOSITION (W2)
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
miriam.ellmann-orlinski at musikundmedien.net
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