Fixed-term College Lectureship and Fellowship in Music and English

Applications are invited for appointment, preferably from 1st October 2020, to a 12-hour College Lectureship in Music and English, with particular expertise in Music before 1750 and in Medieval English Literature, together with a Fellowship, tenable for five years. The successful applicant will assist in supervising in Music and English in the College, and will participate in the admission of undergraduate students, which includes some outreach work.

The successful applicant will be required to teach pre-1750 Music History papers for Parts IA and IB of the Music Tripos and either Part IA Music and Musicology Today or Counterpoint and Fugue options for all three years of the Tripos. Other Music teaching might include supervising dissertations on historical topics.

Furthermore, an ability to teach the compulsory Part I paper, English Literature and its Contexts, 1300-1550 in the English Tripos will be a priority for the appointing committee. The successful applicant would also be able to contribute to teaching of Part II papers in English, such as the optional papers on Chaucer and the Medieval Supernatural, and dissertations on medieval literature.

As a general guide, the position would amount to 8 hours teaching for Music and 4 hours for English. Applicants should have experience in teaching, as well as a record of research and publication commensurate with her/his stage of career.

The 12-hour lectureship is a full-time position and will require 12 hours per week of College teaching for 20 weeks per year. The stipend will be £47,552 per annum, together with other benefits of College membership.

Further details are available at 2020 Music and English Further Particulars

Application should be made via the online application system

Applicants should submit a CV, including details of publications and teaching experience, and should also ensure that three referees have uploaded references to the application system on their behalf before the closing date of Friday 5 June 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit up to 10,000 words of their written work; such candidates will be notified by Friday 12 June 2020 and should have their work ready for submission by Wednesday 17 June 2020. It is expected that interviews will be held on Monday 22 June 2020.