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Lecturer in Composition for Interactive Media and Film (Teaching and Scholarship)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-018590

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 09/05/2022

Salary: £37,467 to £51,799 per annum dependent on experience

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Music

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: From 1 September 2022

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

The Music Department at the University of Manchester invites applications for a permanent Lectureship in Composition for Interactive Media and Film, tenable from 1 September 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter). You will hold a PhD or equivalent, have a strong awareness of current developments and thinking in the field, and have experience of sharing your subject expertise in academic and professional contexts. You will be a committed and versatile teacher and will be expected to convene and deliver course units across the curriculum in electroacoustic composition and mixed instrumental and electronics work, with a particular emphasis on composing for interactive media and film. You will also contribute to other teaching at undergraduate and Masters level as required. On appointment, you will be tasked with developing a new Masters pathway in Film Music and Interactive Media, and will serve as Pathway Director once the pathway has been launched. You will also contribute to the broader management and administration of the department under the guidance of the Head of Music and will be encouraged to contribute to its research culture.

Applications are welcome from individuals looking for a job-share role.

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. 

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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 James Garratt
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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.


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