Traditional Artist in Residence

Traditional Artist in Residence

Friday, 14 September 2018, 11.55pm

Applications are invited for a part-time (0.2FTE) post of Traditional Artist in Residence based in the department of Celtic and Scottish Studies and the School of Scottish Studies Archives. Located within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, and working closely with colleagues in the Centre for Research Collections, you will contribute creatively to the teaching, research and outreach activities of these areas, while also helping to promote understanding of the traditional arts more widely across the University and beyond.

The appointee will be an established practitioner in one or more areas of the traditional arts of instrumental music, song, storytelling, and dance, with a commitment to exploring and strengthening the links between them. S/he will have proven ability to engage creatively with a varied cohort of students, and a commitment to promoting meaningful engagement with the traditional arts across and beyond the university. The appointee will interact closely with the rich ethnological materials held within the School of Scottish Studies Archives and other relevant University collections, and will be encouraged to lead on the exploration of these in the creation of new work. S/he will also have demonstrable organisational skills, as well as established connections in the professional traditional arts performance world nationally and internationally.

See further details at the link below. 

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Published on 17 August 2018

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