Chair in Music

University of Nottingham - Music

Salary: Salary will be within the professorial range, minimum £59,400 per annum

Applications are welcome from specialists in any area of musicology. The successful candidate will offer inspirational leadership to the Department of Music. Through this appointment, we are seeking to enhance the excellence and visibility of existing strengths and synergies within the Music Department, and between the Department and others within the University. In addition to strengthening Music’s research profile, the successful candidate will be expected to play an active leadership role in administrative terms, and to serve as head of department in the near future and in rotation with colleagues thereafter. They will contribute to the teaching programme at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and have a demonstrable interest in pedagogy.

Candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Music or a related discipline, be able to demonstrate an outstanding publication record in any area of musicology, and have experience of UK Higher education or a comparable higher education in another country. An understanding of the challenges currently facing the UK HE sector is essential.

This is a full- time, permanent post which is available from January 2018

In addition to the application form, candidates should supply a CV, which includes details of their teaching and administrative experience and the areas of their research expertise.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and asked to supply samples of their publications.

This post is open until filled. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Music, Dr Nicholas Baragwanath, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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