Associate professor II (20%) within the subject area composition University of Bergen, Grieg Academy - Department of Music Norway

Associate professor II (20%) within the subject area composition


UiB - Knowledge that shapes society

Through a strong and close interaction with the outside world - globally, nationally and locally - we will participate in a society built on knowledge, skills and celebrations.

Do you want to shape the future?


At the Grieg Academy - Department of Music, there is a non-profit (20%) for four years as associate professor II within the subject area composition. Addition is desired from 01.08.2019.


Arbeidsoppgåver / research area:

For the position, teaching assignments are attached to the subject of study composition within the study program BA in music or composition, and to the master program in performing music, possibly PhD. guidance. The host will provide individual tuition in the main discipline composition, as well as group instruction within the subject area. Teaching assignments related to contemporary music and composition techniques for practitioners can and will be relevant.


Qualifications and attributes:

  • PhD degree in composition, or documented competence as associate professor within the subject area.
  • Documented artistic work or development work at a high international level as a composer.
  • Competence within music technology and / or music analysis, interdisciplinary competence (as documented by publications, lectures osb).
  • Documented relevant practical-pedagogical competence on the basis of the applicant's education and teaching / guidance knowledge.

The best qualified applicants will be called in for an interview by an internal interview group, and will have to hold trial teaching for staff and students at the department.

In addition, emphasis will be placed on:

  • Educational abilities and commitment
  • Ability to teach individually and in groups, in composition, electro-acoustic composition and music analysis (20th and 21st century music). The focus will be on research-based art music composition at the bachelor's and master's level.
  • Good collaboration skills with emphasis on dialogue and inclusive professional communication
  • Perspective on higher art education and experience from teaching at university level
  • Organizational abilities and experience

It is and strongly urges that the host can offer continuous teaching.

We offer:

  • Exciting and developing work tasks in a strong professional environment
  • Position as associate professor (code 1011) in salary step 64 - 72 (pay scale 24: 8, NOK 456,900 - 565,500 in full-time position). For particularly qualified applicants, it may be relevant to consider higher salary.
  • Membership in the Government Pension Fund
  • Good welfare schemes


The application must include:

  • CV with overview of artistic production
  • Diplomas and certificates
  • Material that documents competence as associate professor

Application and attachments with certified sales to English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded to JobbNorge.

General information
Complementary information about the position can be obtained by turning to: instuttleiar Randi Rolvsjord on tel. + 47 - 55 58 69 79.

The state labor force must, to the greatest extent possible, reflect the diversity of the population. People with an immigrant background and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for a position.

We encourage women to apply. If several applicants have similar qualifications, the rules for moderate gender quotas apply.

The University of Bergen utilizes multi-disciplinary supervision in connection with appointments in scientific positions.

Information about the applicant can be made public though the applicant has encouraged not to be listed on the applicant list. If the request is not followed, the applicant shall be notified of this.

More about the appointment process here .


About the University of Bergen
The University of Bergen is a recognized educational and research institution, organized in seven faculties and approximately 54 departments and academic centers. Campus is located in central parts of Bergen with university campus at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.


The Faculty of Arts, Music and Design consists of three departments. Read more about the faculty and its affiliate department.


Search settings


University in Bergen


Fixed percent

The fixed

Job Norway ID

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Interdisciplinoxy


All Jobs


copenhagen university

gothenburg university

kuwait univesity

lausanne university

laval university

new south wales university

nus national university of singapore

seoul national university