Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Critical Studies in Contemporary/Popular Music

Massey University - School of Music and Creative Media Production, College of Creative Arts

The School of Music and Creative Media Production is recruiting a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in contemporary popular music studies. The successful candidate will have a post-graduate qualification and show evidence of vision and innovation in research and teaching. The successful candidate will have expertise in at least one area relating to the critical study of contemporary popular music i.e. political economy of music, music and media , and will ideally have knowledge of critical frameworks and reflexive methodologies transferable to other creative disciplines, including film, games, online or other emerging digital media.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production was recently established to respond to New Zealand's growth and internationally recognised reputation for innovation and creativity in both music and media production. It is staffed by internationally acclaimed and award-winning practitioners and is in the completion stages of building one of the largest studio complexes in the region.

Together with the School of Design and the School of Art, the School of Music and Creative Media Production is part of the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, Wellington. The School of Design offers majors in Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Spatial Design, Visual Communication Design and Textiles. The School of Art offers majors in Fine Art and Photography.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production delivers two undergraduate degree programmes, the Bachelor of Commercial Music and Bachelor of Creative Media Production. The Bachelor of Commercial Music offers majors in Music Practice, Music Technology and Music Industry. The Bachelor of Creative Media Production offers students pathways in Film and TV, Animation and VFX, Web and Interactive and Games.

Based on our Wellington campus, this fixed term appointment provides an exciting opportunity to shape the learning of the future - if you're ready to join us in making a difference, apply now.

To learn more about the School of Music and Creative Media Production go to http://creative.massey.ac.nz/about/school-of-music-and-creative-media-production/

Closing date: 6 September 2017
Reference number: A250-17CA

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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