School of Media Arts and Technology, Solent University:
“Senior Lecturer in Music Promotion and Management”
Salary: £35,256 – £40,847 per annum
Interview date: 17 July 2015
With a strong track record of innovation and creativity, Southampton Solent University has grown to become one of the country’s leading new universities. Solent today is a flourishing community of academics, students and professional services staff with a reputation for the quality of our teaching, for our engagement with industry and for the employability of our graduates.
SSU has strong local roots within Southampton and its region, working closely with the city, the community, employers and voluntary organisations. The University is open, friendly and inclusive, with not surprisingly, given its great location and growing reputation, a strong international dimension.
A Senior Lecturer is needed to deliver units on the BA (Hons) Music Management and BA (Hons) Music Promotion degrees.
Candidates will need to have a good knowledge of academic and business approaches to studying music management, and the contemporary music media industries. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on units that cover music industry entrepreneurship, finance, and branding and artist development. He or she will possess up-to-date knowledge of both the recorded and live music industries.
Candidates will need to have teaching experience in a higher education environment. They will also need to have a degree in a relevant subject and/or significant industry experience. Ideally, he or she will also have a Masters degree. A completed or near-completed PhD is desirable as a willingness to undertake research.
The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate, well organised, and possesses competent administrative skills.
Some unsocial hours and UK/international travel may be required.