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Lecturer in Ethnomusicology
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-016299

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 02/03/2021

Salary: £36,914 - £40,322 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Music

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: 1 August 2021 until 30 June 2022

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 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter) until 30 June 2022. 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 (including dissertation supervision), 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.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered             

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: Professor 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.