Chair in Music

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
17 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities
Contract Type
Full Time

Stanley Hugh Badock Chair in Music

Job number: ACAD102296
Division/School: Faculty of Arts
Contract type: Open ended contract staff
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

Location: Bristol, UK
The University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Professor in Music by 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
This prestigious Chair, which will become available following the departure of Professor Katharine Ellis to take up the post of 1684 Professor of Music at the University of Cambridge, offers the opportunity for a person with vision and energy to provide academic leadership in the Department of Music at Bristol and more widely in the School of Arts. You will join a developing and ambitious departmental team of musicologists, composers and performers and will contribute to a dynamic and distinguished Faculty of Arts.

We invite applications from candidates with an international reputation in musicological research and a proven record of successful and collegial leadership. You will have an outstanding record in research and teaching, commitment to the development of the discipline in national and international contexts, and a well-established record of attracting high-quality research students and winning research grants.
For more information on the Department of Music, see  
For informal enquiries, please contact either:
Professor John Pickard, Head of Subject [from February 2017] on
Dr Pauline Fairclough, Deputy Head of Subject on
The selection process is provisionally scheduled to take place between late January/end of March 2017.

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

To apply, please click on the Apply button to be redirected to our website, enter the vacancy number into the job search and follow the link to the online application process.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 18th December 2016.