Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Popular Music

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Popular Music
University of Northampton
Quote Ref: UN1381
Closing date: 5 May 2014
Further information

The subject of Music and Dance looks to appoint an experienced practitioner and researcher to work primarily on BA (Hons) Popular Music, with a track record of teaching in Higher Education. Applicants should have a particular focus in studio recording techniques and digital audio workstation operation, alongside an in-depth knowledge of popular music as a sector of creative industries. Knowledge of music theory and notation would also be desirable. Applicants will possess a higher degree or equivalent professional experience and research in a relevant discipline. The successful applicant will have a commitment to and experience of teaching and practice-led research.

For an informal discussion about the post contact Gordon Okafor-Ross: Gordon.okafor-ross[at]northampton.ac.uk

Assistant Professor of Music

Assistant Professor of Music (Performance and Music Theory)
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Further details

Ramapo College of New Jersey invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music in the School of Contemporary Arts to begin Fall 2014. The ideal candidate will lead instrumental music performance courses and develop ensembles as well as teach all levels of Musicianship, Music Theory, Songwriting and Improvisation. The ability to teach core courses for students seeking Teacher Certification or courses in the Music Industry concentration is also desirable. The Music program at Ramapo is oriented toward contemporary music; therefore fluency in diverse contemporary practices including popular, rock, hip-hop, electronic and jazz, in addition to traditional Western music, is required. Keyboard proficiency is required and expertise on guitar is desired.

Assistant Professor in Musicology

Assistant Professor in Musicology
African American Studies Department
College of Arts & Sciences
Syracuse University

The Department of African American Studies at Syracuse University seeks a scholar with training as a musicologist, centered in Black Studies, for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates for the position must hold either a PhD or an equivalent terminal degree. Applicants must be grounded in the history, theory, practice and performance of African American musical heritages, including jazz, blues, spirituals, work songs, and hip-hop. Continue reading

Jobs in Copenhagen

Assistant Professorship and Professorship in Musicology
Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
University of Copenhagen

Assistant professorship in musicology
Applications are invited from scholars who work on historical source materials in theoretically and methodologically innovative ways. We interpret “historical source materials” in the broadest sense of the term, i.e. from any era or geographical area. Possible fields of research may include, but are not limited to: Western or non-Western art music, popular music, and jazz. Applicants whose work crosses borders between such categories are also encouraged to apply.

Professorship in musicology
There will be a preference for candidates primarily researching relationships between music and media, in relation to multi-media, to the role of music in different media, to sound studies, or as part everyday life, the avant-garde or popular music.

New York University Full-Time Faculty Positions

Multiple full-time faculty positions
Tisch School of the Arts
New York University

New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at the Tisch School of the Arts invites applications and nominations for multiple full-time faculty positions to commence in the Fall of 2014. We seek candidates to teach undergraduate courses in each of the following areas: Musicianship and Performance; Writing, Journalism, History, and Emergent Media; Studio Production.

Application deadline is 13 December 2013.

Full posting and application details

NYU encourages applications from women and minorities.

Post-Doctoral Positions King’s College London

Three Full-Time Post-Doctoral Positions
King’s College London
Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm Cultures

Applications are invited for three full-time post-doctoral scholars to work on the interdisciplinary project Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm Cultures funded by the European Research Council and located in the English Department of King’s College London under the leadership of Professor Ananya Jahanara Kabir. The appointments are for 54 months. Applicants must have a completed PhD by the application’s closing date. Continue reading

Lecturer in Music

Lecturer in Music
University of Leeds
Performance, Visual Arts & Communications
Closing Date: 8 July 2013

The School of Music seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Music in the field of musical analysis. You will be able to teach analysis across a range of musics, but with a particular interest in the analysis of popular music. Further information.