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Teaching Fellow in Music

 Teaching Fellow in Music
Summary:Lecturing post
Deadline: 19 July 2019
Date Posted: 19 June 2019
Details: The School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture seeks to appoint a full time (1.0FTE) fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Music (Composition) for ten months, from 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. We welcome applications from high quality candidates with an established reputation as a composer. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to, and experience of, teaching at undergraduate level and a strong profile in the compositional community.

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
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Full Time
Grade 6
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The successful candidate will deliver teaching and undertake assessment on undergraduate composition courses relevant to the requirements of the Department. A specialism in contemporary chamber, instrumental and orchestral music is desirable and an interest in a secondary area (such as popular music, ethnomusicology, aesthetics, music and gender etc.) might be favourable. S/he will teach on the undergraduate programmes offered by the Department of Music, including all undergraduate composition courses. The role might involve contribution to teaching and assessment on the Departmentís taught postgraduate programmes. Responsibilities will also include administrative roles as agreed with the Head of Music and the Head of the School in Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture
You will have a PhD completed or very near to completion in an area of Music or Music Composition relevant to the requirements of the post. Composers who have substantial professional experience but do not possess the higher qualification can also be considered for the position. You will have experience of undergraduate teaching, examination and assessment, which might also include course co-ordination. You will have native or 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 the Grade 6 salary scale (£33,199 - £39,610 pro rata per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period.

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Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.

As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email for further information.

Online application forms are available at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 19 July 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact
Dr Phillip A. Cooke, Head of Music
01224 274599

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Cooke

Please quote reference number LAN093A on all correspondence

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff