Associate Professorship in Music

University of Oxford - Somerville College in association with the Faculty of Music

Somerville College and the Faculty of Music propose to appoint an Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow from September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The appointment will be a permanent post (after initial probation) and will be on a salary scale of £46,336 - £62,219 p.a., with additional benefits of at least £8,484 (inclusive of Housing Allowance currently £7,925 p.a.) those appointed below the top of this range will receive annual increments until they reach the top point. An allowance of £2,700 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

The main duties of the post holder will be to engage in research at an internationally competitive level and teach at all levels. Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in the field of music education, and/or with related interests in the sociology or psychology of music. Candidates should also be able to offer tutorials in one or more of the disciplines offered by the Faculty of Music, particularly in the areas of performance studies, historical musicology, or music theory and analysis. Candidates will have, or be able to demonstrate the promise of, a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching in music education and/or the sociology or psychology of music at a level appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career.

Applicants should note that the appointment involves two separate contracts, one with the college and one with the University, and the post holder will be expected to undertake duties (as outlined in the further particulars) for both the college and the Faculty of Music.

Candidates should normally have received the degree of PhD or DPhil before taking up the post or as soon as possible thereafter. In exceptional circumstances, candidates without a doctorate will be considered, but they should be able to demonstrate equivalent research expertise and experience.

The faculty and the college will also be happy to consider applications from senior faculty staff at other universities.

The post holder will be based at Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD, UK and the Faculty of Music, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DB, UK.

Further particulars and an application form are available from the following websites:

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday (UK time) on Wednesday 28 March 2018.

The University of Oxford and Somerville College are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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