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University Professorship of Jazz Double Bass
Anton Bruckner Private University

Date Posted Mar. 19, 2024
Title University Professorship of Jazz Double Bass
University Anton Bruckner Private University
Linz, Austria
Department Institute for Jazz and Improvised Music
Application Deadline Apr. 12, 2024
Position Start Date Mar. 1, 2025
  • Professor
  • Music - Jazz
    Music - General
  • Employment level: 11 hours of teaching per week (50% of full employment)
  • Duration of employment: initially limited to three years; in case of positive evaluation permanent employment
  • Classification: LD 8 of the Upper Austrian Salary Act 2001
  • Remuneration: gross monthly salary from EUR 2,638.65 (depending on previous service)
  • Application deadline: April 12th, 2024
  • Selection procedure:
    • Preselection by appointment committee
    • Hearing incl. teaching sample is expected to take place on July 2nd and 3rd, 2024
  • Planned start of employment: March 1st, 2025
  • Organizational unit: Institute for Jazz and Improvised Music (JIM)


  • Outstanding artistic and artistic-pedagogical qualification on the double bass
  • A completed domestic or equivalent foreign university education appropriate to the position or an equivalent artistic or artistic-scientific aptitude
  • International concert activity
  • Extensive teaching experience
  • Cooperativeness and teamwork
  • Regular attendance at the Anton Bruckner Private University

Role & Responsibilities

  • Leading a double bass class within the framework of artistic and artistic-pedagogical education in the bachelor and master studies and teaching of the relevant supplementary subjects, in particular subject didactics, teaching practice, ensemble and improvisation

Documents to be submitted by applicant:

  • CV
  • Certificates, diplomas and documents on a qualification corresponding to the application
  • Documentation of previous artistic and pedagogical activities or any achievements in the field of artistic, artistic-scientific or pedagogical research

  • Diversity and equality are important to the Anton Bruckner Private University in accordance with its mission statement ( In the sense of the Upper Austrian government's equality intentions, we welcome applications from people of all gender identities equally. This job advertisement is not intended to exclude any group of people from applying and is directed at people in all their diversity, in particular at disabled persons whose impairment is compatible with the job advertised. The decisive factor for a successful application is solely the personal and professional suitability for the advertised position.

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Contact Information

  • Markus Grimberger
    Human Ressources & Legal
    Anton Bruckner Private University
    Alice-Harnoncourt-Platz 1
    Linz 4040
  • +43 732 701000 291


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