We invite applications for the role of Assistant Professor in Music Analysis, tenable from 1 September 2021. The successful candidate will specialise in any musical style or tradition, from any analytical or theoretical angle, including (but not limited to) formal, historical, computational, ethnographic and cognitive perspectives. Ranked first in the Sunday Times, Guardian and Complete University Guide league tables in 2021 and third overall among music departments in the last national research evaluation (REF2014), Durham’s Music Department is one of the best in the UK, with internationally renowned research strengths in musicology, theory and analysis, music technology and computational musicology, music psychology, ethnomusicology, composition, and performance.
The successful candidate will contribute to high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and curriculum development in the fields of music analysis and music theory (broadly conceived) and may also contribute towards teaching in other areas. You will conduct high-quality research in your field of expertise and will be expected to develop connections and interdisciplinary dialogue between your field and other areas supported by the Department.
The successful candidate will have a good first degree and a PhD in music analysis, music theory or related fields in musicology.
Candidates should apply online via Durham University's vacancies site at https://www.dur.ac.uk/jobs/.
Professor Julian Horton
Durham DH1 3RL, United Kingdom
As a Department, we pursue equality, diversity and inclusion and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and student bodies as well as our curriculum. You will be expected to demonstrate your commitment to these key principles as part of the assessment process. For more information, please visit https://www.dur.ac.uk/music/edi/.