The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH), a research department of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria’s leading non-university research institution, has been bringing together two focal points of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in one institute pursuing (a) basic research in the humanities in long-term projects for the development and preservation of cultural heritage and (b) research in the methodological and theoretical paradigms of digital documentation, processing, research and visualisation of the digital humanities. Within the ACDH-CH, both pillars are intended to increasingly cross-fertilise each other and, thus, contribute to the development of joint work on the rich treasure of Europe's cultural memory. The Musicology Department is offering a position as


(part-time, 20 hours per week) 


starting on February 01 st, 2023.


Your tasks:

The position is part of the OeAW-Longterm-Project Johannes Brahms Complete Works. The successful applicant will contribute to and assist in preparing the “Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke von Johannes Brahms” (historicalcritical and general editing tasks, research) in collaboration with the Brahms-Forschungszentrum (Brahms Research Center) at Kiel University.

Your profile:

  • doctorate in musicology
  • interest in questions of editorial philology
  • expertise in dealing with handwritten manuscripts (both letters and music), preferably of the nineteenth century
  • basic knowledge of relevant digital tools
  • confidence regarding editorial activities
  • proficiency in German

We offer an annual gross salary of € 27.009,01, according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Please send your application (including a statement of motivation, your CV, a list of your publications and a copy of your PhD certificate) to (mentioning Job ID: ACDH-CH140AS122), no later than November 20 th, 2022.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.