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Job Type: Part Time Permanent

Salary: £40,927 – £50,296 per annum pro rata

Location: Waterside Campus

About the Job 

Part time 0.5 FTE (18.5 hours per week)

Interview date: 29 October 2021 

The post of Senior Lecturer in Music Production will be filled by a candidate with an established track record within music education as well as experience of working within the music industry, the games industry, or its associated professional fields.

The post will involve classroom and workshop teaching, online and active blended learning delivery, as well as tutorials and will be informed by an excellent record of research or practice in the field of music and music production as well as the clear ability to link this to inform teaching.

The post is primarily centred around teaching music production, studio engineering, and sound design for the games industry. An academic background is essential.  You will operate with a supportive, proactive and team-based approach while providing appropriate and timely advice and guidance to the programme leader and managers in effectively dealing with their day-to-day operational needs.

About you 

You will have significant experience working in the music and/or games industry either as practitioner or educator. A highly tuned understanding of software for games, sound design, and composing for film and TV are essential and will need to be evidenced during the interview process.

The ability to play at least one instrument to a high standard is essential. Music production and studio recording will play a key part in this post also.

Good organisational skills and the ability to balance conflicting priorities is essential. Excellent IT skills, including competence in, and experience of using, standard Microsoft software packages (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Mac OS X equivalent (Pages, Numbers, Keynote).

Significant experience teaching and using VLE’s is essential, as is a desire to incorporate active blended learning into your teaching schedule. You will be required to regularly create and update your teaching resources so as to actively reflect an ever-changing music industry.

Qualifications

Essential: 

  • Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale

Desirable:

  • A PhD or advanced degree in a relevant subject area
  • Relevant professional qualification

Right to Work 

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Equality 

We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black Asian Minority Ethnic student grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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