PhD position in the project «Carmina Burana Online» (SNSF doctoral position, 100%, 4 years)
School of Music Basel FHNW, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Diversity at the university - we seek differentness
Your tasks
• As part of a team of four, you will participate in the research activities of the project, which aims to provide a digital edition and transdisciplinary research of the Codex Buranus (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 4660-4660a) and related sources of the Carmina Burana. 
• Your work will focus on writing a doctoral thesis in the thematic area of the project. 
• In parallel, you will work on the edition of the corpus of the Carmina Burana, in close collaboration with colleagues in the project team and with the project partners.

The position is limited to 4 years.
Your profile
• You have a Master's degree (MA) in either Literature, Linguistics, or Musicology with a focus on the Middle Ages. 
• You are interested in the musical poetry of the Middle Ages. 
• You are familiar with digital humanities. 
• Knowledge in Latin is desired, knowledge in Middle High German or a willingness to learn it is welcome. 
• You are fluent in spoken and written English and have a good knowledge of German; any knowledge of French or Italian would be an advantage.
Your prospects:

The SCB offers an inspiring environment for practice-oriented research in the field of early music and historically informed performance practice. You will work in an international, transdisciplinary and cooperative team. The employment conditions allow for flexible working hours and locations.

Your benefits:


Cultural programme of lectures, concerts, theatre and films

Established implementation of equal pay

Annual working hours and time allowance for further education, administration and university development

Annual working time (42 hours/week) with the option of part-time and teleworking

Wide range of internal and external continuing education opportunities

Start Date: per Jan 1, 2024 or by agreement.
Your workplace
Hochschule für Musik Basel FHNW
Leonhardsstrasse 6
4009 Basel
Any questions?
About the position:

Dr. Christelle Cazaux, Research Fellow, Contact:

About the recruiting process:

Nadja Sele, HR Manager, Contact:

Will you soon belong to our team? We look forward to your application until October 15, 2023.
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