We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
The International Centre for Music Studies (ICMuS) at Newcastle University wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Folk and Traditional Music to contribute to the teaching and supervision of music at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post is offered for one year on a fixed-term basis.
You will be expected to contribute to the teaching of performance and historical-cultural approaches to folk music in the British Isles or Ireland. You may hold a PhD in traditional/folk music, ethnomusicology or a related field, or have equivalent professional experience in the field. You will be able to demonstrate a track record of high-quality teaching ideally within a higher education environment, as well experience of having undertaken administrative duties, or the potential to do so. You must be able to demonstrate expert performance experience with a portfolio of first-rate outputs (in any format) relating to the traditional or folk music of the British Isles or Ireland. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and engagingly to students, staff and external audiences. You must be collegiate in approach and will be able to work within a diverse and plural teaching and research environment.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Kirsten Gibson (Head of Music) at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0191 208 5247.