Job offer

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Institute of Voice, Lied and Oratorio, is offering a position for a

University Professorship for Voice

Voice Type: Baritone/Bass-Baritone/Bass

presumably beginning with the winter semester 2024/25 and based on § 98 of the Universities Act.

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz – the KUG -, with around 2,300 students at its Graz and Oberschützen campuses, is an international university offering a wide range of courses in music and the performing arts. Located in the heart of Europe, we build on the cultural heritage of our region and at the same time explore the current different positioning in the contemporary arts. We engage with international developments in the arts, pedagogy and research and enquire the significance of art and culture in society. It is in a cooperative way that teachers and students work in the joint knowledge process. We see the potential of gender, diversity and sustainability as an opportunity in the transformation of the artistic and cultural sector and for the further development of our institution.

Tasks areas

• teaching particularly in the main artistic subject Voice in the field of study Voice as well as Vocal and Instrumental Pedagogy – Classical

• responsible representation and promotion of the field in its entirety, in particular in the arts-based research

• active participation in the further development of the university’s teaching environment and its artistic and scholarly life, as well as helping shape the academic autonomy of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz

• participation in organisational, administrative and evaluation duties

Employment Requirements

• a degree from an Austrian or comparable foreign educational institute that suits the position, or an equivalent artistic aptitude

• outstanding personality with the highest artistic qualification for the position to be filled

• outstanding pedagogical and didactic competency

• teaching experience in the subject of Voice at tertiary level

• internationally outstanding artistic career in the above-mentioned voice type

• ability to work in a team and high willingness to cooperate

• willingness to actively and committedly participate in committees as well as to further develop the field of study Voice

• competence and/or experience in the areas of Gender and Diversity

• If German is not the native language, it is assumed that there is the willingness to learn German with the aim of reaching at least level B2 within a fixed period of time.

For the active participation in the tasks of the institute, the university expects a high level of attendance of the teachers. Taking up residence in Graz or near Graz is therefore urgently desired.

The KUG attaches particular importance to risk reduction in relation to the pandemic. Therefore, it is desirable that applicants are vaccinated against COVID-19, at the latest at the commencement of employment.

Contract: indefinite employment contract according to § 25 of the collective agreement for university employees

Level of employment: full-time

Pay: Collective agreement minimum monthly salary currently € 5,437.70 gross (14 x annually); any higher salary can be made the subject of appointment negotiations.

We look forward to receiving your written application together with documents proving the above-mentioned employment requirements.

End of application period: 30.01.2023

Applications should be sent electronically under reference 106/22 to bewerbung-UProf@kug.ac.at

Persons with disabilities or chronic illnesses who meet the required qualification criteria are expressly invited to apply.

Applicants are not entitled to compensation for the travel and lodging expenses that arise during the application procedure.

On behalf of the Rectorate

Georg Schulz


Job description

Job type/category
Academic
Minimal education
degree or artistic aptitude
Minimal experience
5 Years+ Experience
Location(s)
Austria, Graz,
Language requirements
German,
Working language(s)
German,

Dates

Deadline for application
30 Jan, 2023
Start date
01 Oct, 2024

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