Music Education is an increasingly important area within the Department of Music at the University of York: you will join an expanding team of Music Education specialists with particular interests in student-centred pedagogy, reflective practice and health and wellbeing. The Department as a whole provides a supportive and creative environment for both staff and students.
We seek a lecturer who will bring new areas of expertise in Music Education to the Department. These areas could include formal and informal pedagogical practices within international music education systems, and one-to-one, group and classroom teaching, but candidates with other Music Education specialisms are encouraged to apply. The post is offered on a full-time, open contract basis, and will include teaching, research and administration duties.
You will contribute to teaching and assessment on our MA in Music Education: Instrumental and Vocal Teaching and will help to develop new types of teaching at MA level. You may also be required to contribute teaching and/or workshops for our BA students. You will supervise PhD students and MA students, preparing them for international careers in music education. You will undertake a programme of independent research that includes grant applications and that leads to high-quality outputs suitable for inclusion in the Department’s submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). Your administrative duties will involve participation in the departmental Board of Studies and relevant committees as well as activities related to pastoral care, student recruitment and public outreach.
We recognise the many benefits of a diverse workforce and are committed to ensuring an inclusive place to work, live and study. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups, who are underrepresented across the Department as a whole.
Interview date: 8 April 2021
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Áine Sheil, Head of Department (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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