Fitzjames Research Fellow in Music

Fitzjames Research Fellow in Music

Monday, 3 April 2017, 12.00pm

Salary £29,819 pa, plus a housing allowance of £10,000 pa or free accommodation

Merton College Oxford proposes to elect a Fitzjames Research Fellow in Music for four years commencing on 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a prestigious career development post which will provide a promising academic with opportunities to develop as researcher and university teacher.

The main duties of the post will be:

  • to undertake innovative research in the broad area of Music (musicology, and/or music theory);
  • to contribute to the wider academic research projects in the University in Music, including establishing productive research collaborations with other academics in Oxford or elsewhere; and
  • to teach undergraduates reading Music for an average of six weighted hours per week in full term.

The postholder will be eligible for election as a Fellow of the College.

The successful applicant will hold, or be close to completing, a doctorate in a relevant subject area and demonstrate achievement (commensurate with the candidate’s career) in research at a standard which will contribute to and enhance the national and international profile of Music at Oxford. The ability to provide effective tutorial teaching to high-achieving undergraduates is essential. The postholder will also need to demonstrate:

  • aptitude for a full range of college academic duties;
  • the willingness to contribute to Merton as a member of its Governing Body; and
  • commitment to a personal career development plan.

The Fellow will be entitled to free meals, medical insurance, research expenses and other benefits.

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Published on 19 March 2017

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