The Queen’s College, Oxford, wishes to appoint a Junior Research Fellowship in Music. Fellowships are tenable for a fixed term of three years and it is expected that the successful candidate will take up the post from 1st October 2019. The successful candidate should hold a PhD in a relevant field of specialisation in Music, or be close to completion. Eligible candidates should have no more than three years of post-doctoral research experience by the closing date.
The main duties of the post are:
- to engage in research of a quality commensurate with publication in leading international journals of Music
- to develop and manage their own programme of independent research
- to present their research at international conferences and research workshops
- to participate in the intellectual life of the College by attending, and where possible by organising, seminars, workshops, conferences, and other academic events.
- have a well-developed and intellectually ambitious plan for post-doctoral research over the three-year period of the fellowship
- be able to present research findings effectively to fellow professionals and other informed members of the public
- be willing to contribute more generally to the intellectual life of the College
- have excellent oral and written communication skills.
There are no teaching responsibilities associated with the post. However, the Junior Research Fellow may engage in paid teaching up to a maximum of six hours weekly and, if teaching undergraduates, would normally be expected to give priority to the College’s own undergraduate teaching needs. The Junior Research Fellow will be offered an affiliation with the Faculty of Music.
Salary: the salary for this post is £32,244 per annum. The Junior Research Fellow will be automatically enrolled in the USS pension scheme unless he or she opts out.
Research Allowance: a personal research allowance of £1,500 per annum is provided by the College for research activities such as conference attendance, research assistance, and the purchase of books and software.
Place of Work: The College will provide a non-residential study room on the main site in central Oxford. It may also be possible to provide single residential accommodation at a charge. The successful candidate is expected to reside in or near Oxford.
The Junior Research Fellow will be a member of the Senior Common Room at The Queen’s College, and entitled to free meals.
The Fellowship offers early-career researchers the opportunity to develop their research within one of the world’s leading universities and so strengthen their future position in the academic job market.
Please refer to the Further Particulars document below for How to Apply - applications should be emailed to Academic.Administrator@queens.ox.ac.uk
Closing Date: midday on Friday 4th January 2019
Interviews will be held on 17th January 2019
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