12 Sep 2019

Full-Time Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Composition

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

School of Music – Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries

About the role

The Lecturer / Senior Lecturer will plan and deliver research-led teaching in composition and music theory according to curricular needs, including (but not limited to) courses in composition, orchestration, instrumentation, harmony, form & analysis, and 20th/21st century styles & techniques, as well as courses and supervision at the postgraduate level, such as composition, analysis, pedagogy of composition & theory, and others such as sonic arts, film and gaming music, as needed.

See the Position Description for more detailed information about this role.

Our ideal candidate

We are seeking applications from candidates who hold a doctoral degree in music theory or composition for the position of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer. This role will provide students with opportunities to develop their knowledge and understanding of music in contemporary society and with the necessary resources and skills to enable them to undertake further enquiry, research and work-related practice

About the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries

The Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries is the centre for creative research, teaching and practice at the University of Auckland. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate study of a wide range of creative disciplines within our Schools of Architecture and Planning, Fine Arts, Music and the Dance Studies Programme. In all areas, the emphasis is on creative exploration and discovery and on interdisciplinary collaboration across the University.

Why work with us

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

We also offer a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, discounted childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit our Staff Benefits page.


Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Wednesday 18th September 2019 and include an up to date CV and cover letter.

Additional Information

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website.

APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application.

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If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115.

Applications close: Wednesday 18th September 2019

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent.

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