We are pleased to announce a total of 10 positions at RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time, and Motion at the University of Oslo, Norway. 

5 PhD fellowships in:

·         Rhythmic Robotics

·         Rhythm and Temporality in Audiovisual Narrative Media

·         Cognitive Neuroscience 

·         Cross-modal Rhythms 

·         Entrainment and Pleasure

5 postdoc fellowships in

·         Rhythmic Robotics

·         Eye Tracking and Motion Capture of rhythm-related behavior

·         Music, Time, and Consciousness

·         Electrophysiological basis of rhythm perception and production

·         fMRI

RITMO is a Centre of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway, and focuses on rhythm as a structuring mechanism for temporal dimensions of human life. RITMO researchers work in a unique interdisciplinary constellation, with world-leading competence in musicology, psychology and informatics. The researchers have access to state-of-the-art facilities in sound/video recording, motion capture, eye tracking, physiological measurements, various types of brain imaging (EEG, fMRI), and rapid prototyping and robotics laboratories.

·         Application deadlines: 15 January / 15 March 2019 (check position)

·         Start-dates: August 2019

Please forward to relevant candidates. Apologies for cross-posting. 

In addition: we are happy to host Marie Curie fellowship applications. Please get in touch if you are interested. 

Anne Danielsen

Director, RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion


Professor, Department of Musicology, University of Oslo, Norway




Peter Edwards 

Head of Department 

Associate Professor


Department of Musicology

University of Oslo 






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