Lecturer in Popular Music (Songwriting)
Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries
|Starting Salary:||£36,794 to £42,266 per annum pro rata|
|Contract Type:||Fixed Term – 28 months|
|Date Posted:||Tuesday 15 August 2017|
|Closing Date:||Tuesday 05 September 2017|
|Interview Date:||Wednesday 13 September 2017|
|Job Details:||Job Description|
The Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at Middlesex University is a leading provider of higher education across the breadth of creative disciplines. In Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Media and Design, our focus is on thinking through making. We combine a close engagement with professional practice with high quality research and scholarship to ensure that our students and staff are working at the forefront of their disciplines. Our Hendon campus provides outstanding specialist facilities in North London and a vibrant hub for our network of national and international partnerships.
We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Popular Music (0.5) with a specialism in songwriting to join the Performing Arts Department at Middlesex University.
The role will typically be held by an experienced practitioner/emerging academic. The successful candidate will contribute to the student learning and teaching experience, and to the research or professional practice and knowledge transfer profiles of the School. The post holder will work within an established academic team.
Performing Arts at Middlesex University has a well-respected heritage in practice and research that spans the spectrum of performing arts disciplines. Our courses and research areas emphasise the dynamic relationship between theory and practice, and include dance, theatre arts and music. The University has made significant investment in state-of-the-art facilities to support innovative provision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with a particular emphasis on collaboration. Our graduates are increasingly recognised as among the very best in their disciplines, distinctive in their educational formation and highly sought after within the creative industries sector, both nationally and internationally.
If you wish to discuss the job in further detail, please contact Dr Peter Fribbins (Director of Music Programmes) P.Fribbins(at)mdx.ac.uk, 020 8411 5715.