The Faculty of Music proposes to appoint a fixed-term 0.5 FTE Director of Musical Performance and Performance Studies with effect from 1 October 2021 for a period of five years.
Performance is at the strategic heart of the work of the Oxford Faculty of Music. This post provides an opportunity to bring together the academic, creative and practice-based aspects of the Faculty’s teaching and research; to support, encourage and develop performance opportunities for all its students; and to help build bridges between academia and the musical professions.
Applications are welcome from candidates who are active professional musicians on any instrument (including voice) and in any tradition, and/or who have substantial experience of teaching performance at an institution of higher education, or the equivalent.
The successful candidate will have the potential to enhance the high reputation of the Faculty in teaching, research and musical performance. The successful candidate will have a proven record of or an ongoing commitment to performance at a high level. The person appointed will be required to provide a range of lectures, seminars, workshops and masterclasses for the Faculty of Music to support various aspects of the Faculty’s teaching and research in performance and performance studies. The appointee will be required to provide teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to undertake examining, graduate supervision, and administrative duties where appropriate. Candidates should have a degree (or equivalent) in Music, and evidence of advanced training in musical performance. They should have acquired teaching and administrative experience.
The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 14 May 2021. Shortlisting is expected to be held on Tuesday 25 May 2021. Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 29 June 2021.
Further details can be found on how to apply via the Core HR website.