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Lecturer in Music, Queen's University Belfast - School of Creative Arts. Application Deadline: Monday 13th June, 2016

Lecturer in Music, Queen's University Belfast - School of Creative Arts
Location: Belfast
Salary: £34,576 to £50,702 per annum (including contribution points)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Placed on: 17th May 2016
Closes: 13th June 2016
Job Ref: 16/104613
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To help deliver the School’s ambitious programme of teaching and research we are seeking to recruit to a number of academic posts. This post will be aligned with new undergraduate programmes and take advantage of excellent industry links and an interdisciplinary practice-focused approach to teaching, including strong links with Science and Engineering. This forms the drive towards the creation of a new School which will bring together Music, Sonic Arts, Drama, Film, English and Modern Languages.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Franziska Schroeder email: f.schroeder@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from women as females are underrepresented within this area.

Anticipated interview date: Monday 1 August 2016
Salary scale: £34,576 - £50,702 per annum (including contribution points)
Closing date: Monday 13 June 2016

Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on personnel@qub.ac.uk.
For full details of the post, please visit https://goo.gl/BcBNa5.



Assistant Lecturer (Five-month Sabbatical Cover), Maynooth University. Application Deadline: Sunday 12th June, 2016

Assistant Lecturer (Five-month Sabbatical Cover) Maynooth University Department of Music

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as an Assistant Lecturer in Music (composition) for five months to cover a period of sabbatical leave. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Masters students.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile that supports the University’s research strategy including, where appropriate, affiliating to the Research Institutes and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.

Essential criteria:
•A completed PhD;
•Demonstrable expertise in contemporary instrumental composition;
•Experience of teaching composition;
•Demonstrable knowledge of one or more of the following areas: twentieth- and twenty-first- century music history, contemporary compositional techniques, the aesthetics of music, music in Ireland;
•A record of research and scholarly output of international quality, demonstrating potential to become a significant contributor in the candidate’s field;
•Experience of, and a demonstrated commitment to, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, programme development and academic innovation;
•A record of excellence in teaching;
•Strong administrative, organisational, teamwork and communication skills.

Desirable criteria:
•Experience in teaching large classes;
•Experience of, and commitment to, working in an interdisciplinary setting;
•An ability to contribute to performance activities within the Department; 


Selection and Appointment
•Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview;
•Candidates invited for interview will be required to make a brief presentation;
•Appointments will be approved by the President based on the report of the selection board;
•It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week of the 20th June.
•The appointment is expected to be effective from 1st September 2016.

Further particulars, including application procedure and deadline, available at:

https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies



Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Music (Three-year contract), Maynooth University. Application Deadline: Sunday 5th June, 2016

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer (Three-year contract) Maynooth University Department of Music

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as a Lecturer in Music (three-year contract). The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and scholarly output appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.

The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile that supports the University’s research strategy including, where appropriate, affiliating to the Research Institutes and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications, or other appropriate scholarly outputs, of international standard.

Essential criteria:
•A completed PhD;
•Demonstrable knowledge of, and teaching experience in, one or more of the following: musicology (specialism in popular music, jazz, film music or sound studies); ethnomusicology (any specialism); jazz performance.
•A demonstrable and ongoing record of academic and research excellence commensurate with career stage;
•Experience as a university teacher, examiner and administrator;
•A high level of administrative and organisational ability;
•A record of research and publication of international quality, demonstrating potential to become a significant contributor in the candidate’s field;
•Experience of, and a demonstrated commitment to, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, programme development and academic innovation;
•A record of excellence in teaching;
•Strong administrative, organisational, teamwork and communication skills.

Desirable criteria:
•University-level teaching experience in basic music theory;
•Experience in teaching large classes;
•Experience of, and commitment to, working in an interdisciplinary setting;
•Experience in supervising doctoral work to completion.

Selection and Appointment
•Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview;
•Candidates invited for interview will be required to make a brief presentation;
•Appointments will be approved by the President based on the report of the selection board;
•It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week of the 27th June 2016.
•The appointment is expected to be effective from 5th September 2016.

Further particulars, including application procedure and deadline, available at:

https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies/lecturer-ass...



Assistant Lecturer in Music, Dundalk Institute of Technology. Application Deadline: 12 Noon GMT on Friday 27th May, 2016

Assistant Lecturer in Music

Applicants must have expertise in each of the following areas:
• Musicology
• Classical Performance

Experience in Conducting and Music Theatre (Direction and Production) is also desirable.

Candidates should demonstrate a high standard of performance on their chosen instrument(s) and clearly indicate a record of performance experience and expertise as a facilitator of performance skills. Candidates should also demonstrate their record of research experience and scholarly output.

The appointee will be expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate level across the core areas of musicology and performance studies and other areas as required and contribute to and coordinate performance activities in the Institute

The position calls for a highly motivated individual who will contribute creatively to the development of programmes in the Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music. Applicants will hold a primary honours degree in a relevant discipline and ideally have a relevant postgraduate qualification at Masters level in a related discipline. Applicants should have at least three years' relevant experience. The appointee will be expected to contribute through teaching and research to a strong academic team. The Institute seeks a person with broad vision and leadership qualities.

Part-Time Hourly Paid Assistant Lecturer

Applicants are invited to apply for part time lecturing hours. Applicants should indicate on a cover letter attached to the application their area/s of expertise/specialisation. A list of areas are available at https://www.dkit.ie/human-resource/vacancies. Applicants should have a relevant primary honours degree as well as having ideally a post-graduate qualification and at least three years' relevant experience. Please note part time positions are subject to funding and student numbers. Shortlisting and interviews will be held following confirmation of these posts in August 2016.

Further details on all positions are available at https://www.dkit.ie/human-resource/vacancies



Ussher Assistant Professor in Sonic Arts, Trinity College Dublin. Application Deadline: 12 Noon GMT on Monday 18th January, 2016

Trinity College Dublin, School of Drama Film and Music
Ussher Assistant Professor in Sonic Arts

The Department of Music seeks to appoint an Ussher Assistant Professor in Sonic Arts with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Music Technology, Performance Studies, Electronic, and Electroacoustic Composition. Applicants should have a specialism in arts and technology, an established publication record of international significance, and experience teaching at university level. The successful candidate will be able to offer undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Music Technology and Composition, attract and supervise postgraduate research students, and show flair for innovative and collaborative course design. The appointee’s scholarly, creative, and/or practice-led work will contribute to the research activity of the School. They will also be expected to undertake appropriate administrative responsibilities, as directed by the Head of Department.

Appointment will be made at a maximum of the 8th point of the New Assistant Professor Merged Salary Scale.

Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally should contact:
Head of the Department of Music, Mr. Richard Duckworth by email: duckwor@tcd.ie

Applicants must provide the following information in applying for this position:
(Please note: only Word or PDF documents should be submitted as part of your application, with links to audio files, if appropriate)

- Cover letter (maximum 1 x A4 Page)
- Full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and also to include names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses, if possible).
- Representative portfolio (in Word or PDF format only) of scores/projects/links to any available recordings (e.g., on SoundCloud), or other documentation together with a writing sample, which could be a dissertation chapter/excerpt, published article, or review.
- Research plan (summarising projects to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought (2 x A4 pages maximum).
- Teaching statement, summarising experience and approach (2 x A4 pages maximum) and any available past teaching evaluations.

Role of the Ussher Assistant Professor
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Show the potential to develop a strong individual and collaborative research profile and contribute to the development of research student activities.
- Explain their research through peer-reviewed publications and at conferences.
- Demonstrate a proactive approach to exploring opportunities for external research funding.
- Contribute to the department’s teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Contribute to interdisciplinary modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Assist with examinations.
- Supervise B.A., M.Phil., M.Litt. and Ph.D. dissertations.
- Undertake appropriate administrative tasks, as directed by the Head of Department, including work relating to recruitment, admissions, curriculum development, student engagement, and pastoral care.
- Attend key department and School events (research seminars, etc.).
- Help develop links and partnerships with the wider community.

Research
- Have an established record of achievement, in peer-reviewed publications or documented performances in well-regarded venues or technology projects, as appropriate, and/or experience in practice-led scholarship.
- Have proven ability or evident potential to attract external research funding.
- Be able to attract postgraduate students.
- Be committed to professional development.

Teaching
- Have the ability to teach a range of Music Technology courses at the undergraduate level.
- Demonstrate excellence in university-level teaching (e.g. teaching evaluations).
- Have conducted research supervision at postgraduate level.
- Be able to offer a broad range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Be familiar with innovative approaches to teaching including new teaching media.
- Have experience working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment.

Administration
- Have experience in administering student admissions, recruitment, engagement.
- Have interest in interdisciplinary research within and outside of the creative arts.
- Be able to design and implement programmes, including distance learning and summer schools.

N.B. Applications will only be accepted through e-recruitment.

Further information and application details can be found at: https://jobs.tcd.ie
Contact Person: Grace Bosonnet, Recruitment Partner, Tel: +353 1 896 4015, bosonneg@tcd.ie
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is no later than 12 Noon GMT on Monday 18th January, 2016.




Lecturer in Music, University College Cork. Application Deadline: 5pm on Tuesday 15th December, 2015

School of Music and Theatre/College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Lecturer in Music, Permanent Post

UCC wishes to appoint a scholar of distinction to the permanent position of Lecturer in Musicology. Reporting to the Head of the Department of Music, the Lecturer in Musicology will make a key contribution to teaching and research in the common practice period of Western music, c. 1600-1914, offering additional expertise in the area of Performance Studies, and exploring the interface of the two. Such an approach might include, but need not be limited to, historical performance practice, archive-centred performance histories, performance and reception histories, the study and/or performance of/on period instruments, ontologies of notation and performance, or historically informed improvisation.
It is expected that the appointee will have a record of innovative scholarship, a strong publication profile, and/or successful funding applications. She or he will be dedicated to achieving excellence as a university teacher, at all levels. Further, the successful candidate will ideally have experience in external and community engagement, for instance through an active record of performance or other research-led outreach.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process seewww.ucc.ie/hr/vacancies. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof. Jonathan Stock, Tel: +353 (21) 490 4535, email:j.stock@ucc.ie. Further information on the School of Music and Theatre, please visithttp://www.music.ucc.ie/

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €31,821 - €56,967/€62,353 - €76,942.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Tuesday 15th December 2015 by emailing a completed application form to recruitment@ucc.ie (CVs and handwritten forms will not be accepted).
No late applications will be accepted.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.