[ 3. November 2019 ]

DEGEM News – STELLENAUSSCHREIBUNG – … Forschungsprojekt Sentire

Von: Pascal Staudt via ak discourse
Datum: Sat, 26 Oct 2019
Betreff: [ak-discourse] Stellenausschreibung Forschungsprojekt Sentire

Call for student research assistant (sentire project, Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Medienwissenschaft, Humboldt University Berlin)

Sentire is a Berlin-based project and collective that began in 2016 as a participatory performance series, in which proximity and touch events between two people are sonified. It is now also an ongoing interdisciplinary research, connecting artists, researchers, developers and therapists. The main goal of our research is to develop a system that enhances body perception of its users and can be used in the context of music therapy.


We are currently looking for a student research assistant (40h/month, from December on)

Some of the main tasks are:

Programming software for the interactive sound system sentire
Programming algorithmic compositions for proximity sensor input
Refactoring existing Code Base (SuperCollider)

For an application you should:

Be matriculated in a German university
Have at least 2 semesters ahead
Have a german social insurance number
Have solid knowledge and experience in Object-oriented programming
Be able to work independently and autonomously
Have basic English and German speaking skills

It is beneficial if you:

Have experience in SuperCollider
Basic knowledge in Sound Synthesis

What is waiting for you:

Flexible working hours
Being involved in an interdisciplinary research project and in the development of an innovative interactive system for the sonification of proximity and touch
Small research Team
Student contract (40h per month, TV Stud III))

We’re particularly pleased to receive applications from people who are discriminated by the majority society, and especially from women*.

If you are interested, send your application in german language to hello@sentire.me with subject “KSBF/158/2019”

Or by mail to:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin,
Institut für Musikwissenschaft und
Medienwissenschaft, Fachgebiet Musikwissenschaft
Sekretariat Frau Kartitzki (für Frau Prof. Dr. Jin Hyun Kim)
Am Kupfergraben 5, 10117 Berlin

Deadline for applying: 5th of November

Link to official call (KSBF/158/2019): https://www.musikundmedien.hu-berlin.de/de/musikwissenschaft/0763_001.pdf