Lecturer, Education in Music

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,467 per annum.
22 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Application closing date 20/12/2021
Salary £37,467 per annum.
Job category/type Academic

Lecturer (Education) in Music

Job description

The School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s University Belfast is one of the most diverse in the British Isles and Ireland. With over 120 academic and support staff and over 1,300 students, the school offers a stimulating and professionally focused learning environment with strong links with industry. Our vibrant programme of public events includes concerts, screenings, readings and talks/conferences and the facilities available within the school are among the best in the UK.  

The School of Arts, English and Languages is currently recruiting for a Lecturer (Education) in Music to provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Music, and to contribute to School administration and outreach activity.  

You will be responsible for delivering a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities in music including convening and delivery of modules in song-writing and performance, and contributing to teaching on other modules in the School in one or more of the following areas of specialism: music production, composition, historical musicology, traditional Irish music and music business.

As the successful applicant you will have the following;

  • Primary degree (at least 2:1) in a relevant discipline.
  • Teaching experience in song-writing and performance.
  • Experience of collaboration with relevant music industry, culture and educational organisations.
  • Professional experience in the music industry as a songwriter and/or a performer including knowledge and experience of current technologies, workflows, practices, and policies.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing various staff networks such as iRise and PRISM which help us to progress equality. We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena SWAN award. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/ 

Informal enquires may be directed to David Robb at d.robb@qub.ac.uk

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