Lecturer in Composition

Durham University - Department of Music

The Department of Music seeks to appoint a suitably qualified candidate to a permanent full-time Lectureship in Composition tenable for from 1 October 2017. The successful candidate will be a composer, specialising in areas of acoustic composition. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of our composition curriculum and enhance our research culture, including the capture of research funding, impact and external engagement. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching composition and related technical subjects at UG and PG levels and participate in the Department’s burgeoning research culture.

Durham's Music Department fosters educational excellence in a supportive and inclusive environment. We have internationally renowned research strengths in composition, performance, musicology, analysis, music psychology and ethnomusicology. The Department has a strong tradition of supporting composition, including state-of-the-art facilities for electro-acoustic composition, a resident contemporary music ensemble and an annual contemporary music festival. Our strategic priority is to develop innovative connections and interdisciplinary dialogue between research fields. The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of composers, but will also have a demonstrable ability to create links with the Department's other research strengths.

Interviews are anticipated to take place in early 2017.

For further details of this position and to make an application, please visit: www.durham.ac.uk/academictalent

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