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Doctoral Position available - Music Technology, New York University

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Doctoral Position available - Music Technology, New York University 
Application deadline: December 15, 2009.

The Music Technology program of New York University (NYU) invites applications for a 4-year PhD scholarship starting September 2010. The research to be conducted is part of the project "Analyzing the Sequential Structure of Music", supported by a CAREER grant of the National Science Foundation. This initiative aims at characterizing the local and global structure of recorded music across songs, styles, and composers; and applications of this knowledge to retrieval, visualization, music analysis and creation. The work will be supervised by Dr Juan P. Bello (http://homepages.nyu.edu/~jb2843), and will take place in the Music and Audio Research Lab (MARL)

The successful candidate is expected to have a Master's degree or equivalent before the appointment starts, and should be able to demonstrate a record of excellence in academic performance and good programming skills. Previous experience in music and/or music informatics is desirable, but not mandatory.

The scholarship is for 4 years (contingent upon performance) and include: full tuition remission plus fees, a yearly stipend of US $22,400 and health benefits. 

For more information about eligibility and the application process, please visit:

Please note that we are also accepting doctoral applications for research in other areas of interest to MARL, including but not limited to: computer music and interactive music systems, immersive audio, music cognition, computational musicology, digital audio effects and synthesis, music informatics, etc. The number of accepts will depend on the availability of adequate funding.

Any enquiries should be addressed to jpbello@xxxxxxx
Application deadline: December 15, 2009.

NYU's Music Technology Program is situated at the heart of New York City, in one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the U.S. The program has a long and successful record in education, with nearly 200 students currently working towards undergraduate and master's degrees in music technology, and countless alumni holding key positions both in industry and academia. 

In recent years, the program has started an aggressive drive aimed at positioning itself as a world-class locus of music technology research and development, with the founding of the Music and Audio research Lab (MARL), the addition of 3 new full-time faculty members in as many years, the opening of a new PhD program in 2008 and the recent completion of state-of-the-art recording and research facilities.  More information about the program can be found at: 


New York University is an equal opportunity employer.
Juan Pablo Bello
Assistant Professor, Music Technology
New York University