Recruiting new Associate Professor in Music

Official Studentship and Organist at Christ Church, Oxford, in association with an Associate Professorship in Music in the University of Oxford

Christ Church, Oxford, in association with the Faculty of Music in the University of Oxford, proposes to appoint an Official Student (College Fellow) in Music and Organist at Christ Church, with an Associate Professorship in Music, with effect from 1 September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale from £46,336 to £62,219 per annum (as at 1 August 2017). Additional allowances are provided by Christ Church and the Faculty of Music.

The successful candidate will hold the College post of Organist, which will entail the rehearsal, direction, administration, and overall responsibility for the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. The role’s title notwithstanding, candidates need not necessarily be organists, but candidates will certainly be able to demonstrate a distinguished record of performance and choral direction at a level appropriate to the stage of their careers. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Cathedral Chapter and Christ Church Cathedral School in the planning and delivery of the Cathedral’s music.

Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in any period of music history or discipline of musical study, but who should be able to teach in one or more of the disciplines offered by the Faculty of Music, and from candidates with a high level of professional experience as a performer and choral director.

Candidates will also have, or be able to demonstrate the promise of, a record of scholarship in any musical field at a level appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career. They should be able to demonstrate research expertise and experience equivalent to that at doctoral level, which includes practice-led research. The person appointed will be expected to play an active role in Faculty and College administration.

Further Particulars can be downloaded on the right.

Applications must be submitted by email to the Academic Registrar at Christ Church, Oxford ( no later than 17.00 GMT on 1 December 2017.