skip to content

Faculty of Music


Two Temporary University Lectureships in Music

Vacancy Reference Number GT05939

Salary: £38,511 (Grade 9, Spine point 49)*

Limit of tenure applies

Applications are invited for two temporary University Lectureships at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge. The first is a Temporary University Lectureship in Ethnomusicology, a fixed-term appointment for nine months from 1 October 2015 to 30 June 2016. The second is a Temporary University Lectureship in 20th/21st-century music including popular music, a fixed-term appointment for twelve months from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

Both appointments will be based in central Cambridge. The successful applicants will be required to teach in the areas of specialism indicated and in addition to teaching (which may include lectures, seminars and/or small-group teaching), duties include research, examining and some administrative work.  Candidates are expected to have a good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject area, and have a record of excellence in research with publications and participation in scholarly activity commensurate with stage of career. Candidates will be able to demonstrate evidence of the ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and should be willing to contribute to the smooth running of the Faculty.

* The posts are graded at Grade 9 of the University’s single salary spine and initially will be available at step 1 on this grade.

Further information about the Faculty is available at:

Please complete the online recruitment process which can be found here:, along with further particulars about the position.

This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register for an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.  Applications must be submitted by midnight (UK time) on 28 May 2015.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Sue Round,, who will answer your query or redirect it to an appropriate member of the Faculty’s academic staff.

Interviews will take place on 22 June 2015.

Quote Reference: GT05939 Closing Date: 28 May 2015, midnight (UK time).

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.