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University Professorship for Organ
Anton Bruckner Private University

Date Posted Apr. 24, 2024
Title University Professorship for Organ
University Anton Bruckner Private University
Linz, Austria
Department Institute for Keyboard Instruments
Application Deadline Sep. 12, 2024
Position Start Date Mar. 1, 2025
  • Professor
  • Music - Piano/Organ/Keyboard
The Anton Bruckner Private University (ABPU) offers artistic and artistic-pedagogical courses of study in music, acting and dance. In 2004 the university was institutionally accredited as a private university. As a public corporation it is financially supported by the Province of Upper Austria.

University professorship for organ (f/m/d)

  • Employment level: 16 hours of teaching per week (equals 29h/week and 72,73% 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 3.838,18 (depending on previous work experience)
  • Application deadline: 12th Sept 2024
  • Planned start of employment: 1st March 2025
  • Selection procedure:
    • Preselection by appointment committee
    • Hearing incl. teaching sample is expected to take place on 27th & 28th Jan 2025
    • Time to register: 25th & 26th Jan 2025
  • Organizational unit: Institute for Keyboard Instruments (TAS)


  • Leading an organ class within an artistic and artistic-pedagogical education in the bachelor and master studies. This includes the core artistic subject, teaching of the relevant supplementary subjects, especially didactics and teaching practice or ensemble work, basso continuo and organ building science.
  • Networking with the Upper Austrian regional music school
  • Promotion of young talents in art and pedagocics
  • Involvement of the Linzer and Upper Austrian organ representatives
  • Teaching at the ABPU and nearby churches

Role & Responsibilities

  • Outstanding artistic and artistic-pedagogical qualification
  • International teaching and concert activity / experience
  • A completed domestic or equivalent foreign university education appropriate to the position or an equivalent artistic or artistic-scientific aptitude
  • Broad artistic spectrum, especially in ensemble and basso continuo
  • Repertoire knowledge of all epochs, including contemporary music
  • Stylistic confidence in historically informed performance practice
  • Cooperativeness and teamwork
  • Regular attendance at the Anton Bruckner Private University

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


For specific questions, please contact the Director of the Institute for Keyboard Instruments (TAS), Univ. Prof. Sven Birch (E: For organizational or general questions please contact the Head of Human Resources and Legal department, Mag. Richard Werth, LL.B. (T: +43 732 701000 292; E:

Costs arising concerning the application for the Anton Bruckner Private University can unfortunately not be reimbursed. Your application documents will be destroyed at the end of the appointment procedure.

  • Diversity and equality are important factors for the Anton Bruckner Private University in accordance to its mission statement ( Due to the Upper Austrian government's equality intentions, we welcome applications from people of all gender identities.
    This job advertisement is not intended to exclude any group of people from applying and is directed to humans in all their diversity, in particular to people with special needs, 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.
    Anton Bruckner Private University strives to have a diverse, socially representative staff and therefore especially welcomes applications from individuals with a history of migration, individuals who have faced socio-economic barriers, People of Color (BPoC), and/or individuals from other underrepresented groups. 

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Contact Information

  • Richard Werth
    Human Ressources & Legal
    Anton Bruckner Private University
    Alice-Harnoncourt-Platz 1
    Linz, Upper Austria 4040
  • +43 732 701000 292


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