Teaching Associate in Music

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
£32,548 - £36,613 pro rata
14 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
15 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The Department of Music seeks to appoint a part-time Teaching Associate in Music (0.6 FTE from 1 September 2018 to 31 January 2019; 0.3 FTE from 1 February 2019 to 30 September 2019). This fixed term post is tenable for thirteen months. Based in the Department of Music, you will possess a doctorate in Composition. You will already have some relevant teaching experience.

You will have a particular interest in contemporary composition across a wide range of genres, including electroacoustic composition (in which you will have significant hands-on experience). You will contribute to our teaching programmes at undergraduate and Masters level. You will assist with other aspects of the running of the Department of Music and with the delivery of its academic programmes.

Bristol’s Music Department has a highly regarded teaching profile, achieving consistently high league table rankings and attracting top-class students. Composition is a particular strength, with three composers among the permanent staff.

In addition to its distinctive research and teaching profile, the department is the focal point of music-making at the highest level for students from across the entire University, who participate in its many choirs, orchestras and other performing groups. The result is a lively, supportive and creative atmosphere in which staff and students continually inspire each other to perform to their highest potential.

The post is a 13 month fixed-term appointment and is available from 1 September 2018.

The anticipated date for interviews is Monday 18 June 2018.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Emma Hornby at

Closing date for applications is midnight Tuesday 15 May 2018.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.