Jobs: Postdoc and PhD positions in VE sound/music at Aalborg University, Denmark

Music research at Aalborg University, with support from the Obel Family Foundation, is seeking to fill three, two-year postdoctoral positions and two or three, three-year PhD positions. We are a small, but rapidly expanding, research group active in the following areas of relevance to these positions: generative music, music/sound design and production, biofeedback (emotioneering), sound semantics, and multi-modality.

Successful postdoctoral applicants will be expected to pursue a course of study within the broad field of music/sound that is related to, but not limited to, the areas listed above. Applicants should have obtained their PhD no earlier than 1st August 2007 and must demonstrate in their application their willingness and ability to work within Aalborg University’s interdisciplinary environment.

PhD applicants will be expected to propose a thesis topic within the field of music and sound production particularly as it relates to emotion, biofeedback, or computer games and should be able to demonstrate, through qualifications and/or publications, competency in the following: music/sound design and production and at least one of computer programming, psychology, or cognitive science. The number of PhD positions appointed depends upon external funding acquired for each position and applicants are encouraged, but not required, to seek a portion of funding from other sources such as industry. Any such provisional funding offers should be indicated in the application.

All applicants are expected to be at ease in both practical and theoretical milieu.


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