Stanley Hugh Badock Chair in Music - Professor

University of Bristol - Music

The University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Professor in Music by 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This prestigious Chair, which will become available following the departure of Professor Katharine Ellis to take up the post of 1684 Professor of Music at the University of Cambridge, offers the opportunity for a person with vision and energy to provide academic leadership in the Department of Music at Bristol and more widely in the School of Arts. You will join a young and ambitious departmental team of musicologists, composers and performers and will contribute to a dynamic and distinguished Faculty of Arts.

We invite applications from candidates with an international reputation in musicological research and a proven record of successful and collegial leadership. You will have an outstanding record in research and teaching, commitment to the development of the discipline in national and international contexts, and a well-established record of attracting high-quality research students and winning research grants.

For more information on the Department of Music, see   

For informal enquiries, please contact either:

Professor John Pickard, Head of Subject [from February 2017] on


Dr Pauline Fairclough, Deputy Head of Subject on

The selection process is provisionally scheduled to take place between late January/end of March 2017

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