Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) in Music Production

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 44986

Closing Date: 45016

Location: University Of Keele, Keele

Salary: £44,737 to £53,353 per year

Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) in Music Production

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Music Production to join Keele’s School of Humanities to contribute to the BA Music Production and Sound Design which we launched in 2022.

The successful candidate will deliver high-quality practical and theoretical teaching in a studio-based environment and will develop a network of contacts in creative industry to give students experience of work-based learning and placements. They will support students’ creativity, innovation, and employability at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Keele operates with two academic job families: ‘Education and Research’ and ‘Education and Scholarship’. This post is in the latter family. The successful candidate will also undertake scholarship that informs and enhances their educational work: this could include creative practice in music production, publication of academic work, or design and leadership of pedagogic projects.

This post represents an opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Humanities. The School of Humanities comprises Music Production & Sound Design, Media, Film, English Literature, Creative Writing, History, and Liberal Arts. Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. The University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk.

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role. In seeking to ensure our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

The position is available indefinitely (an open-ended contract), starting by 1 September 2023. Please contact Head of School Prof. Nicholas Seager (n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk) for informal enquiries.

For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the ‘View current vacancies’ link.

Please complete the online application form and upload with your application the following three items:
• your academic CV.
• a covering letter of two sides which explains how you meet the person specification.
• an example of your scholarship (this could be a sample of writing, a creative output, a report on an educational project, or something else which shows how your educational work is underpinned by scholarship).

Closing date for applications: 18th April 2023
Interviews will be held on: 5th May 2023
Post reference: KU000003285

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