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Lecturer in Ethnomusicology (Teaching Focused)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-13484

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 04/03/2019

Salary: £36,261 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Music

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Available from 1 August 2019 until 31 July 2020

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

The Music Department at the University of Manchester invites applications for a temporary lectureship in Ethnomusicology, tenable from 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter until 31 July 2020. This opportunity has become available due to the need to provide teaching cover for a member of staff on maternity leave.

You will be expected to convene and deliver course-units in Ethnomusicology across the curriculum, contribute to other teaching at undergraduate and Master’s level as required, and contribute to the management and administration of the department under the guidance of the Head of Music. While the post is teaching-focused, you will also be encouraged to contribute to the research culture of the department.

You will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Music / Ethnomusicology, demonstrate subject expertise in your specialist field, have a strong awareness of current thinking in the field, and have a proven ability to provide high-quality and innovative teaching to a range of student groups at different levels.

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  All appointments will be made on merit.  

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Caroline Bithell, Head of Music


Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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