Professor in Music and Performance

Cardiff, (GB)
28 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



Faculty of Creative Industries

Professor in Music and Performance (Ref: U000613)

Grade I, *£57,674 - £63,009 per annum

*appointment will be made to the minimum of the scale

Permanent Contract

External Vacancy

The Faculty of Creative Industries at USW is seeking to appoint a full-time Professor in Music and Performance to lead research in a vibrant area of research strength. We welcome applications from those with expertise in any area of Music or Performance who would be able to add strength and/or diversity to the existing curriculum or research strengths of the Faculty. Successful applicants will have a significant research leadership role and a key role in preparations for the next REF. The post holder will be a highly motivated and ambitious research leader with the vision to build on a highly successful REF outcome in the 2014 exercise.

The post holder will be expected to undertake research that is world class or internationally excellent and to produce high quality outputs that are suitable for inclusion in the next REF. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate an outstanding track record of research including a strong publication record and experience of obtaining external research funding. The main purpose of the job is to strengthen the research Centre’s research profile and enhance its submission to the next REF. There is also an expectation that the post holder will contribute to teaching and to the development of their research area at USW.

This position is based at Cardiff Campus of the University of South Wales.

The terms and conditions of the post (including grade and salary) will be those of the University of South Wales.

CLOSING DATE:  2nd January 2017