Senior Lecturer in Music

Coventry University - School of Media and Performing Arts

Mode:   Part Time (0.6 FTE) Permanent

Committed to research and teaching excellence and passionate about the arts, humanities, design and media, Coventry University Faculty of Art and Humanities is a vibrant community of scholars, researchers and practitioners with profile across the globe and a heritage of quality built up over 150 years.

The School of Media and Performing Arts has a long-sustained reputation for innovation and enjoys a rapidly rising profile. It has established a highly distinctive approach towards its teaching, research and professional practice and offers exciting undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Dance, Theatre, Music and Music Technology and within Media, Media and Communications, Journalism, Media Production, Digital Media, and Photography.

We are seeking an academic with an established profile within the field of Music, to join our thriving, innovative course.  Applicants should hold a doctorate in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and be able to relate to the key debates framing the current challenges relating to music practice and theory.  In addition, applicants must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher education environment. Experience of education innovation would be advantageous. Experience in modular and/or course leadership and curriculum development are essential to this role which includes co-course directorship responsibilities. 

Successful candidates will undertake teaching assessment and delivery within our BA Music course. A particular focus on new, emerging and innovative forms of music practice and theory  across a range of areas such as composition, performance, pedagogy, and musicology.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a continuing engagement with pedagogic development - those without a teaching qualification will be required to undertake Coventry University’s PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship; and must have a proven track record of delivering a first-class student experience within a higher education environment. 

Successful applicants will have a strong track record of research/scholarship (contributing to REF, and subsequent evaluations). They will have engaged actively in research, publication, income generation and/or professional practice in recent critical/theoretical approaches to new and emerging forms of music practice and theory

To check out the School’s website, please visit http://www.coventry.ac.uk/life-on-campus/faculties-and-schools/faculty-of-arts-and-humanities/

Informal enquires can be directed to Tom Williams or Principal Lecturer in Music TomWilliams2@coventry.ac.uk

Dr Natalie Garrett Brown, Head of School, Media and Performing Arts

E: arx229@coventry.ac.uk

Closing Date: 9 November 2017 

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