Lecturer Electronic Music And Sound Design

at University of Western Australia

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education, School of Social Sciences

UWA Conservatorium of Music

  • Tenurable opportunity at Level B: $97,310 - $115,350 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
  • Opportunity to teach, research and create
  • Develop the Electronic Music and Sound Design (EMSD) program

When you join the UWA community, you will find dynamic and forward-thinking colleagues who, like you, are determined to challenge convention and make new things happen. The University is regarded as one of Australia's top research institutions. We operate more than 130 research and training centres and receive roughly 80 per cent of all research funding to Western Australian universities annually. We celebrate strong industry partnerships and are placed equal first in Australia on key measures, including research intensity and research grants, according to the Good Universities Guide UWA ranks 93rd in ARWU, 91st in QS and 134th in THE. At UWA, we help people make the most of the possibilities presented. At UWA, we help people make the most of the possibilities presented to them. We are a community driven by a desire to make the most of our collective potential and to contribute to the world's advancement. Join us and pursue your ambitions.

About the team

The Conservatorium of Music is a vibrant centre of music education and research, with a vision to transform society through music. We have strong ties to the community through our extensive concerts and outreach program, the UWA Junior Music School and industry partnerships. Our staff are actively engaged in teaching, community music, performance and composition and a wide range of research and creative output. UWA is ranked in the top 50 Performing Arts schools in the world, according to the QS "Performing Arts" index 2018.

For more information about the Conservatorium, please visit http://www.music.uwa.edu.au.

About the opportunity

This is an opportunity for an artist and academic to teach, create and research within the Electronic Music and Sound Design (EMSD) program. This is an emerging program at UWA that will be fully offered for the first time in 2020. Your position will include contributing to the development of the program, producing music as well as taking part in lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, concerts, workshops, student field excursions and recording and studio sessions.

About you

You will be passionate about electronic music and sound design with a demonstrated track record as an artist engaged in performance, and/or installations, and/or other electronic distribution of music or sound. You will also possess practical experience with or strong knowledge of popular genres of electronic music. You may however specialise in any genre of music. Knowledge and experience with software used in the production and/or manipulation of sound and/or music is required, as are PhD or Doctor of Music (or similar) qualification. A track record of research publications and/or creative output is also required.

Please see the position description before applying:

Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION - Level B in Electronic Music and Sound Design.docx

After reading the position description, please contact Professor Allan Lourens, Head of Music, on +61 8 6488 1031 or alan.lourens@uwa.edu.au.

About Perth

Perth is regularly ranked in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. In 2017, Perth was ranked the 7th most liveable city in the world by The Economist - and with good reason! Perth enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine per day and enjoys 131 perfectly blue-skyed days a year. Perth is beautifully located on the banks of the Swan River with King's Park just steps away from the Central Business District. Perth boasts 19 pristine white sand beaches directly on the Indian Ocean as well as two world-class wine regions within a three hour drive: the Swan Valley, one of Australia's oldest wine regions, and Margaret River, home to over 200 wineries.

This position is open to international applicants who require visa sponsorship.

Closing date: 28 April 2019

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button. In your application, please provide a resume, a cover letter, as well as a portfolio or list of your creative work and / or publications.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2017).


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