University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. Basel (Schweiz), 10.07.2017
Senior Research Associate (50%)
Your tasks: As part of a four-member research team you will participate in the research activities of the SNF project "Polifonia sforzesca" at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, which will start in January 2018. In close cooperation with the colleagues of the research team, you will work at an online edition of the "motetti missales" repertory, carrying out specific research on this repertory and its historical context. You will present the research results in conference presentations and publications. Furthermore, you will contribute to designing a research portal which will include the online edition, the Motet Cycles Database (see motetcycles.com), as well as the digitization of selected sources and their metadata. Preparing and editing contents for the research portal will also be part of your remit. The position is initially limited to 3 years.
Your profile: You have completed a doctorate in musicology with a focus on the late Middle Ages or on the Renaissance and are familiar with the international research sector in your field. Additionally, you have a solid philological background as well as experience in transcription and editions of early music (especially polyphony). Competencies in medieval liturgy and liturgical/devotional poetry as well as experience in archival research are desirable. You are interested in the application of digital techniques to musicology. You have an excellent command of oral and written English and a very good knowledge of German; competencies in Latin and Italian are also required. A strong interest in team-oriented and collaborative work rounds off your profile.
Please submit your application before 26 August 2017 online via the following button. For further information please contact Dr. Agnese Pavanello, research associate, P +41 61 264 57 57. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for the SNF project "Polifonia sforzesca"
at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis