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Lecturer in Music

Job reference: HUM-15229

Location: Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 02/03/2020

Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum according to experience

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Music

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Permanent from August 2020

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

The Department of Music at the University of Manchester invites applications for a permanent lectureship in Music, tenable from August 2020. Applications in any area of music studies/musicology are welcome, although preference may be given to applicants with specialisms in jazz studies and/or performance studies.

You will hold a PhD in Music (or equivalent), demonstrate subject expertise and a strong awareness of current thinking in your specialist field, have peer-reviewed research outputs, and have a proven ability to provide high-quality and innovative teaching. You will be expected to make a strong contribution to the department’s research strategy, including through the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research outputs and the potential to attract external research funding; to lead undergraduate and Master’s-level teaching and supervision in your field of specialism (including both broad-ranging course units and those offering more intensive study); to contribute to teaching in related areas; to recruit and supervise PhD students; and to contribute to the management and administration of the department under the guidance of the Head of Music.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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

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


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Caroline Bithell, Head of Music



General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004


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


Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.



The closing date for this job has now passed.