Professor of Music Northumbria University
Professor of Music
Northumbria University – Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 27th May 2018
Job Ref: ADS17/37
Northumbria University is seeking to appoint a Professor of Music to establish music as a discipline within the Department of Humanities. As Professor of Music, the appointee will work alongside the Head of Department, Professor Julian Wright, to develop an outstanding culture of research, teaching, and partnership, building a team to develop new curricula from Foundation Year to PhD level. The successful candidate will bring significant leadership experience, an international reputation for research in their field, and the capacity for building partnerships and communicating with a range of other stake holders, from music hubs and schools to major arts organizations.
Applications will be considered from candidates working in the fields of Music History; Musical Performance; or Music, Society, and Management. We particularly welcome applications that speak to the established and developing strengths in the Department of Humanities, which include literary, artistic, and popular culture from the early modern to the present; activism, internationalism, and social justice; American Studies; environmental humanities and medical humanities.