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Job ID: 224697

University Professor of Composition
Anton Bruckner Private University

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2023
Title University Professor of Composition
University Anton Bruckner Private University
Linz, Austria
Department Institute for Composition, Conducting and Computer Music
Application Deadline Feb. 14, 2024
Position Start Date Oct. 1, 2024
  • Professor
  • Music - Composition
  • 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 2,417.45 (depending on previous service)
  • Application deadline: February 14th, 2024
  • Planned start of employment: October 1st, 2024
  • Selection procedure:
    • Preselection by appointment committee
    • Hearing incl. teaching sample is expected to take place on May 6th and 7th, 2024
  • Organizational unit: Institute for Composition, Conducting and Computer Music (IKD)


  • Outstanding artistic qualification in the field of composition, also with a focus on contemporary music in an interdisciplinary context in accordance with the orientation of the house as a 3-discipline house (music, dance, drama)
  • A completed domestic or equivalent foreign university education appropriate to the position or an equivalent artistic or artistic-scientific aptitude
  • International networking, presence, guest lectures, airplay etc.
  • Experience in supervising scientific and/or artistic-scientific work and own artistic, artistic-scientific or scientific research projects/publications
  • Extensive teaching experience
  • Cooperativeness and teamwork
  • Regular attendance at the Anton Bruckner Private University

Role & Responsibilities

  • Leading a composition class within the framework of artistic education in the bachelor and master studies and teaching of the relevant supplementary subjects (ensemble work, composition techniques in new music, selected chapters of new music)
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 scientific research

Contact & general information

For specific questions, please contact the Director of the Institute for Composition, Conducting and Computer Music (IKD), Mr. ao. Univ.Prof. Mag. Johannes Löschel (E: For organizational or general questions please contact the Head of the Human Resources and Legal Department, Mag. Markus Grimberger (T: +43 732 701000 291; E:

Costs incurred in connection with an application to the Anton Bruckner Private University can unfortunately not be reimbursed. Your application documents will be destroyed at the end of the appointment procedure.

Please send your application documents by February 14th, 2024 at the latest exclusively by electronic means to our applicant portal

Information about your rights as a data subject according to Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation as well as the privacy policy of Anton Bruckner Private University can be found at

  • 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
    Hagenstraße 57
    Linz, Upper Austria 4040
  • +43 732 701000 291


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