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Postdoctoral researcher in Computational Music Analysis

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Department of Music, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Applications are invited for the post of a Post-doctoral Researcher within the project "Intelligent Music Systems in Music Therapy" funded by the Academy of Finland.

The aims of the project are: (1) to develop methods for automatic music analysis that can be used, among others, in analyzing improvisations produced in clinical music therapy; and (2) to develop interactive music systems that facilitate clinical music therapy work with persons having limited motor abilities. For more information about the project, please visit http://www.jyu.fi/~ptoiviai/pdf/ims.pdf.

The applicant would be expected to hold a PhD in musicology, psychology, computing or a related discipline. Expertise in the area of music analysis, music cognition or programming (Matlab, Max and/or C++) would be an advantage.

The post is tenable from January 1, 2004, though an earlier appointment is possible. The initial appointment will be for 12 to 24 months. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance. Salary range (before taxes) will be 26,850 - 30,587 euros per annum.

Informal inquiries may be sent via email to Petri Toiviainen (petri.toiviainen@jyu.fi).

To be considered for the position, please send a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and names/addresses of two references and any other material you consider relevant, either by email to the address above (preferred) or by ordinary mail to

Prof. Petri Toiviainen
Department of Music
P.O.Box 35(M)
40014 University of Jyvaskyla

The application deadline is September 30, 2003.

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