The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona is opening 2 funded PhD positions to work within the CompMusic project, with a starting date of September 2013. The candidates have to apply to the PhD program of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies. They have to demonstrate an academic and research background in the area they are applying for and have to submit a research proposal on a specific topic.
The topic to work on has to be related to computational approaches for the study of the relationship between lyrics and music in one or several of the following music traditions: Hindustani (North India), Carnatic (South India), Turkish-makam (Turkey), Andalusian (Maghreb) and Beijing Opera (China).
Interested people should first send a CV and a motivation letter to Xavier Serra.