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New vacancy: Assistant Professor in Music Psychology and Musicology

(15 September 2017)

Based in one of the very best music departments in the UK, you will benefit from world-class research facilities and a wealth of methodological expertise to tap into. The department is internationally renowned for its research strengths in a host of areas including musicology and music psychology. You will make a major contribution to further research and teaching in both of those fields.

We will look to you to help develop and deliver our curriculum at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Conducting high-quality research, you will develop connections and valuable interdisciplinary dialogue between the field of expertise and other areas supported by the Department.

You’ll need

  • A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in musicology, psychology, music psychology or a related subject (either completed, or currently in progress).
  • The ability to produce world-class research, including a research plan which supports the activities of the department.
  • Proof that you have contributed to research groups, mentoring early career researchers.
  • The confidence to supervise PhD students.
  • To be willing to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income.
  • Experience of delivering high-quality teaching in lectures and smaller study groups.
  • Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.

When and how to apply
The closing date for applications is 7 December 2017 and interviews will be held in March 2018. We value and promote an inclusive and diverse working environment at Durham and we welcome applications from all individuals. The vacancies page provides further details of the applications process:

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Contact details
Tuomas Eerola
Professor of Music Cognition
Department of Music, Durham University, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)191 334 3150