Assistant Professor in Music

Assistant Professor in Music

Friday, 7 April 2017, 5.00pm

Applications are invited for the above post based at the University of Nottingham, University Park Campus. The Department of Music is one of the UK’s leading centres for teaching and research in Music. The appointee to this post will play a central role in continuing to develop the Department’s provision in response to changing student demand.

The successful candidate will combine expertise in musicology and composition (any style/genre), and will be able to teach at UG and PG levels a range of modules on aspects of composition, music history or practice (the latter might include, but is not restricted to, 20C music, music in the community, music therapy, jazz). Primary research expertise will be in either composition or musicology.

S/he will be expected to teach in two or more of these areas, to conduct internationally excellent research (involving the production of research outputs and impact case studies for forthcoming national research assessment exercises), to attract external research funding, to supervise postgraduate research students, and to contribute to departmental administration.

Candidates must have a PhD in Musicology, Composition or Performance (or be near completion), or substantial, internationally-recognised experience as a professional composer. They must also have the capacity to contribute to the department in terms of the development and delivery of the curriculum, student recruitment (especially at PG level), research and impact, administration, and pastoral support for students. Desirable attributes include a portfolio of (developing) research outputs of international excellence, evidence of external research grant capture, and 30 credits of a PG teaching certificate (or equivalent).

This post will be offered as a permanent contract. The hours of work are full-time, 36.25 hours per week.

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Published on 19 March 2017

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