Lecturer in Music

Lecturer in Music

Sunday, 23 June 2019, 11.00pm

York St. John University are seeking to recruit a versatile musician who can contribute to the delivery of a wide range of practical and theoretical modules across the music programs and take an active role in the many practical activities offered by the music department.

The successful applicant will be highly skilled in leading practical sessions in musical theatre, popular music or folk music, as performers and/or composers, as well as having a strong theoretical underpinning of these subject areas.

Duties include:
– Develop and engage in high quality teaching, learning and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including online and blended approaches; begin to develop external recognition at national level (e.g. external examining, external body representation).

– Contribute to the development of the subject discipline within the School/University through engagement in regular curriculum review activity that incorporates current knowledge and practice.

– Develop a teaching portfolio that reflects best practice and is regularly reviewed and refined through self-reflection, peer-support, student feedback, professional development and scholarly activity.

– Engage in research and/or professional practice that contributes to the University’s growing research culture and research direction, including the production of peer-reviewed publications, presenting at conferences, authoring books (and other forms of output appropriate to the discipline) with the potential for submission to the REF.

– Develop the capability to supervise postgraduate research students and participate in professional development activities that further enhance research and supervisory skills.

– Develop a record of preparing and collaborating on funding bids to external bodies, (e.g. for research and project funding).

– Participate in continuing professional development through internal and external networks and events in order to maintain and enhance professional standing in your field.

– Contribute to the School and University community through internal and external engagement activities (e.g. School administration, open days, outreach, committee membership, peer support, knowledge exchange, public engagement).

– Ensure compliance with the University and School quality assurance mechanisms

– Any other duties as may reasonably be required.
– Ensure that the highest standards of professional performance are maintained.
– Promote equal opportunities in the work of the School, to include a commitment to the International Strategy of the University.
– Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and statutory codes of practice, as advised.
– Participate in the arrangements for performance review and appraisal.
– Ensure that professional skills are regularly updated through participation in training and development activities.
– Ensure all University policies are implemented within the remit of this post.

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Published on 10 June 2019

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