Job Description and Person Specification
The Department of Music seeks a dynamic individual with experience in
delivering teaching, learning and assessment in HE to contribute to the
delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. This role is open
to anyone with a specialism in any area of musicology currently represented by
Goldsmiths' undergraduate and postgraduate curricula.
The Department of Music is one of the largest and most vibrant in the UK, with
over 300 students across three undergraduate programmes (Music, Popular Music
and Electronic Music, Computing and Technology), and over 100 students on
Masters and PhD programmes. The Department is a leader in creative practice
research, combining theoretical areas – musicology of various kinds, analysis
and ethnomusicology – with composition, performance, and sonic arts.
Supporting its studies and research are the Stanley Glasser Electronic Music
Studio and the Goldsmiths Music Studios, well-equipped rehearsal rooms, and
performance venues including the Deptford Town Hall Council Chamber and the
Goldsmiths Great Hall.
The successful candidate should have teaching experience in any area of
musicology and will be able to demonstrate experience in areas linked to our
existing curriculum. Areas of desirable expertise include contemporary
musicology—including of art and experimental musics, jazz, electronic and
popular musics, analysis of contemporary music (in any analytical tradition,
including those that are not reliant on western notation), the sociology of
music, and ethnomusicological approaches.
Goldsmiths is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity.
We particularly welcome applications from women and Black and Global Majority
applicants who are currently under represented in the Department of Music.