Society for Music Perception and Cognition

Post-Docs and Jobs

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Posted by descending due date; Postings without due dates posted last.
If links are posted past the due date, link is likely still active (and possibly still taking applications).


Academic Job Databases

Academic Jobs Wiki (contains links to other resources and subfields)
Academic Job Wiki: Humanities and Social Science Post-Docs
Careers in Higher Education
Higher Ed Jobs
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
Academic Jobs Online
• Canada: University Affairs Job Search
• Canada: Academic Work
• USA: Chronicle of Higher Ed Jobs
• USA Government: USAJobs 
• Australia: UNI Jobs
• Europe: EURAXESS
• Europe: Academic Positions EU
• UK: UK Jobs

Academic Psychology/Neuroscience Job Listings

Psychology Job Wiki 
Nature Careers
AAAS Science Careers
Society for Neuroscience: NeuroJobs
• Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

American Psychological Association: Psych Careers
Association for Psychological Science: Employment Network
Canadian Psychological Association Jobs
Canadian Society for Behavior and Cognitive Science
Flux Society Neuroscience/Psychology Job Bank
International Congress of Infant Studies Job Bank

Academic Music Job Listings

College Music Society Music Vacancy List (Requires Sign-In)
• Society for Music Theory Jobs Postings
• Academic Jobs Wikis: Theory/Composition/Technology 
• Academic Jobs Wikis: Musicology/Ethnomusicology (and related jobs)

Academic Computer Science/Digital Humanities Listings

• Academic Jobs Wikis: New Media/Digital Technology jobs
Digital Humanities Now Job Listings
The National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation Job Listings (France)

Audio & Music Industry/Non-Academic Jobs

American Music Therapy Association Jobs List (Requires Sign-In)
The Audio Programmer Job List
CS Faculty Jobs Twitter Feed
EDM Jobs
ISMIR: MIR Community Slack Group
Music Therapy Association: Internship Search

Company Website Job Listings (based on recent listings)

AAVAA (Montreal, Canada)
Amazon (Various) - mainly in Design (Alexa), Audio Production, Data Science, Machine Learning Science, and Research Science
Apple (Various) - Mainly in Apple Music, iTunes, Siri, Machine Learning
Appen (Sunnyvale, CA, USA)
Audioshake (various) 
Avid (various)
Brandenburg Labs (Ilmenau, Germany)
Chordify (various) 
Decibel Therapeutics (Boston, MA, USA)
Facebook (various) - namely in AR/VR
Flowkey (Berlin, Germany) 
Fraunhöfer (Germany) 
GN Group (Glenview, IL, USA)
Gracenote (California, USA)
Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique - (IRCAM) (Paris, France)
Magic Leap (various, USA)
Microsoft (various)
Mimi Hearing Technologies (Berlin, Germany)
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc (MERL) (Boston, MA, USA)
Musixmatch (Bologna, Italy; remote)
Muvik Labs
• Oticon Medical Cochlear Implants (various)
Secret Chords Laboratories (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Spotify (Various) 
Sonicom (London, England)
Sonova (Valencia, CA  & Hanover, Germany)
Two Notes Audio Engineering (France)
Universal Music Group (Various) - Mainly in A&R & Tech
WS Audiology (various)
XLN Audio (Stockholm, Sweden)
Voctro Labs (Barcelona, Spain)


• Auditory Listserv
ESCOM Mailing List
SMPC Bi-Weekly Digest (requires membership) 



The Professor Is In 
Berklee College Careers in the Performing Arts Database
• Society for Music Theory: Professional Development Committee
IEEE Signal Processing Society Students & Young Professionals Community

Transitioning from Academia to Industry Resources

The ErdÅ‘s Institute
The Audio Programmer: Resources for music software development

Minority Mentorship Programs

• Women in Music Information Retrieval
Society for Music Theory: Committee for the Status of Women Mentoring Programs
Society for Music Theory: Committee on Race and Ethnicity Mentoring
Disability Studies at the American Musicological Society and Society for Music Theory Support Networks
Black in Neuro