|Salary:||£42,149 to £50,296 pro rata per annum, and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||10th January 2022|
|Closes:||4th February 2022|
This post will be the first of its kind dedicated to performance in the department. You will be required to make a significant contribution to teaching and research in performance, contributing to the delivery of our core curriculum and the research environment of the department depending on your areas of expertise and experience. Although this role is centred on performance within the department, many of our performing activities involve the wider university community and civic community. Further information about current programmes can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/music/degrees-and-admission-41.php. You will also be involved with the establishment of the new King’s Pavilion Performance Centre, currently under development in the heart of the Old Aberdeen campus.
You will have an established reputation as a performing musician (any style/genre).
You will be an established researcher with outputs in musical performance or a closely related field.
You will have significant links with the professional performance sector.
You will be an experienced teacher in Higher Education, with a commitment to equality and diversity. In particular, you will be open to teaching musical performance across a range of styles and genres to support the needs of students.
You will have a PhD in an area of Music relevant to the requirements of the post, and/or substantial equivalent professional experience.
You will have a near-native competency in English language, excellent written and spoken communication skills, and be able to engage with students and promote student learning in a range of ways.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 7 of the University Salary scale, £42,149 – £50,296 pro rata per annum, and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period
For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here
This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.
The candidate appointed to this post may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis. For more information please refer to our Homeworking Policy.
Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Lauren Storey, HR Adviser (e-mail: email@example.com) for further information.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 04 February 2022
Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:
Pauline Black, Head of Music
Please do not send application forms or CVs to Pauline Black
Please quote reference number LAN122A on all correspondence
The University embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.
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