Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Music, Jazz and Improvisation

Melbourne, Australia
11 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Salary: Level B $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. or Level C $116,901 - $134,792 p.a., plus 17% superannuation

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music seeks to appoint an innovative and committed Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Music (Jazz & Improvisation) who possesses the right blend of performance, imagination and creativity to inspire students to create, innovate and collaborate in new and emerging forms of improvised musics.

The appointee will be professionally committed to the core value of personal creativity and able to work outside the notated Western art music tradition to embrace collaborative improvisation and performance with musicians from diverse styles and creative backgrounds.

You will have a doctoral qualification in a relevant area, demonstrated experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and expertise in contemporary improvisation and thorough practical ability and understanding of the nature of the improviser in 21st century music making. Interest in diverse music traditions and demonstrated success in organising and coordinating music performance opportunities for students is also required.

This is a full time, continuing position commencing in the first half of 2019 or as negotiated.

Close date: 30 Nov 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria


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