Job: Professor of Music, Melbourne


Deadline: 30.06.2019

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music is seeking enthusiastic scholars of music to join our team. We are seeking expressions of interest across Level B, C, D in classical music performance and composition, as well as a Professor of Music role.

Monash University has a 50-year old history of stellar ethnomusicological research, teaching, performance, and outreach activity in Australia’s multicultural communities.

Ethnomusicologists and other academics focused on delivering excellence in teaching and research are encouraged to apply for a new position of Professor of Music in Monash’s Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music.

Whilst working to support the overarching school focus on music of Australia, including its many diaspora communities from Indonesia, India, and the Asia-Pacific, the Professor will peruse her/his own research.

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music is a vibrant school of around 500 students in the Faculty of Arts. Monash University was ranked 16th worldwide for the Performing Arts in the 2019 QS rankings and consistently ranks at world standard for our research. The school offers undergraduate programs in classical, jazz, improvisation and popular music performance, composition and music technology, musicology and ethnomusicology. We offer a Bachelor of Music, a Music Major in the Bachelor of Arts and several double degrees, as well as music streams in Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy programs. We provide overseas study opportunities for all our students and host a growing postgraduate community.

The school works closely with MLive in the management of the Monash Academy Orchestra, the JPAIR music theatre program and concerts in the new Ian Potter Centre for the Performing Arts, a venue that includes two Meyer Constellation sound systems and a Jazz Club. We are also home to the Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU), a physical and digital collection of musical instruments, scores, field recordings and diverse other musical, dance and theatrical materials acquired since the foundation of the music school in 1965.

For further information, see here.

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