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Teaching Fellow in Music Education


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £36,382 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term (0.4FTE, until 31/07/2022)
Closing Date:  Tuesday 30 November 2021
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  1600321AR

The University of Southampton Department of Music is one of the liveliest in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture foster an exciting environment for creating, performing, exploring and understanding music of all kinds.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Music Education (or related field) on a part time (0.4 FTE) temporary basis (6 months) from 1 February 2022. Teaching will be delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online methods. There is some flexibility around which days the work takes place. 

You will likely hold a PhD in a relevant field (e.g. music education, community music, instrumental pedagogy) or be able to demonstrate equivalent professional qualifications/career experience. You will join the teaching team delivering the Music Education pathway of our MMus programme, supervising individual projects and working on modules including MUSI6029 Performance Teaching. 

This position requires excellent communication skills as well as the capability to teach in a multi-disciplinary environment. You will be part of an enthusiastic and collegial team, lecturing, leading seminars and delivering tutorials. You will need the ability to work with others and be able to adapt to different teaching approaches suitable for an effective international student learning experience. 

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community; we particularly encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply.

The post is until 31/07/2022. Interviews are planned for 15 December 2021 (via MS Teams). 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Benjamin Oliver, Head of Music, at

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1600321AR on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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