Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Music

Melbourne, Australia
$98,755 – $139,510 p.a.
13 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of VCA and MCM

Salary: $98,755 – $117,290 p.a. (Level B) or $120,993 - $139,510 p.a. (Level C), plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) seeks to appoint an innovative and committed 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. The appointee will also be expected to maintain an active research profile by undertaking artistic research in performance particularly in the area of jazz and improvisational creative practice.

We are seeking an expert in contemporary improvisation with a doctoral degree in music or equivalent professional experience. Experience in developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate curriculum in improvised musics and ability to champion change and innovation to strategically address the emerging forms of improvised musics is essential.

This is a full time, continuing position commencing January 2018 or as negotiated.

Close date: 18 Sep 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0043336.pdf

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria