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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Music Education - School of Music, University of Auckland
University of Auckland

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2018
Title Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Music Education - School of Music, University of Auckland
University University of Auckland
Department School of Music
Application Deadline Sep. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Auckland
    New Zealand
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Music Education
    Music - General

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University. We employ more than 5,400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers. The School of Music, located within the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries has an opportunity for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to plan and deliver research-led teaching in music education.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to establish new curricular paths and progress innovative directions in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with the aim of developing a distinctive profile for the School’s Music Education programme.

In addition, they will develop and foster strong and relevant links to the professional and wider music communities in Auckland, nationally and internationally. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in music education. The appointee will be responsible for teaching all undergraduate and postgraduate courses relating to elementary and/or secondary music education and concepts in music education and contribute to the School’s studio pedagogy offerings. Our recently revised Bachelor of Music degree is at the forefront of a new approach for preparing music graduates in this content area, particularly focusing on community music engagement in New Zealand.

To find out more about the role, please view the position description at – job ref 19984.


Applications must include a cover letter, evidence of qualifications/research, an updated recent curriculum vitae, and only contact information of three references. Please note letters of references may be requested for long listed candidates.

Why work with us?

Auckland’s harbour setting, magnificent beaches and beautiful parks make this a great place to study and work, whilst the University’s close proximity to New Zealand’s major performance and event venues enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners. The pace of life is relaxed, the people are friendly and Auckland’s diverse culture and sense of hospitality makes it an exciting and welcoming place to live. With a range of leisure options and high quality schools, it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.

The University of Auckland is a great place to work offering the following:

  • Five weeks’ annual leave
  • An employer superannuation scheme
  • Discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services

Applications close Saturday, 1 September 2018.

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