Von: Lepa, Steffen, Dr. via ak discourse
Datum: Thu, 14 Oct 2021
Betreff: [ak-discourse] Funded PhD / post-doc opportunity in Digital Musicology – FWF Signature Sound Vienna
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The Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK) at the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna is offering the position of a Research Associate (doctoral student or post-doctoral researcher)
The successful candidate will work on the project entitled “Quantifying the Signature Sound of the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Concerts” (Signature Sound Vienna), funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and led by Dr. David M. Weigl in collaboration with Prof.
Werner Goebl (IWK), and Profs.
Markus Grassl and Fritz Trümpi (IMI). This project will generate musicological hypotheses pertaining to the renowned New Year’s Concert series and test them using empirical methodologies, finding traces of the influence of the orchestra, conductor, and other contextual factors on historical performance recordings, by means of score-informed audio feature extraction technologies. The project will involve close interdisciplinary collaboration between historical musicology, performance studies, and music informatics, and will also feature a strong emphasis on digital means of disseminating findings to scholarly and lay audiences. We are seeking a candidate with musicological and historical competences, and an openness to collaborate within an interdisciplinary digital musicology context.
A formal call for applications to this position with further details is available on the project website, alongside a high-level project description:
Apply via the mdw application portal:
https://www.mdw.ac.at/bewerbungsportal/mittelbau/91 (you will need to register).
The project is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (P 34664-G).
Please do not hesitate to
contact us for further information: David M. Weigl firstname.lastname@example.org Werner Goebl email@example.com
David M. Weigl, PhD
Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria P.I., FWF Signature Sound Vienna. „Same procedure as every year?“