2. PhD candidate in Systematic Musicology / Music Psychology / Music Cognition, 50%, E-13, for 3 years

The position is to be filled in the Faculty of Art and Sports Science in the Institute for Music and Musicology for a period of 3 years. The remuneration is based on the collective bargaining regulations according to pay group E 13 TV-L. This is a part-time position (50%).


  • Completed academic university degree in Systematic Musicology, Communication or Media Studies, Computer Science, Music and Audio Technology, Psychology or a similar subject
  • Excellent knowledge of English, basic knowledge of German


  • Participation in research projects and publishing
  • Teaching one course a week (2 SWS),
  • Engagement in university administration


  • Versatile and challenging tasks rolled into one ambitious internationally renowned research environment,
  • Diverse opportunities for scientific and personal development,
  • Working in a modern, friendly team on one family-friendly university 


  • Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and certificates
  • Brief summary of your previous scientific work (Master thesis)
  • Names and contact details of two University professors / lecturers who have agreed to prepare reference letters,
  • a brief overview (2 to 3 pages) of your PhD project, including theoretical context, planned studies, methods, schedule, etc.)

Please send your detailed application digitally by at 18.10.2021 with the documents mentioned under the Specify the reference number w62 / 21 to:

Prof. Dr. Hauke Egermann, Technische Universität Dortmund, hauke.egermann@tu-dortmund.de

Further details can be found here (in German).