Lecturer in Popular Music

University of Leeds School of Music

Lecturer in Popular Music

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Popular Music and related topics? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

The School of Music at the University of Leeds invites applications for the role of Lecturer in Popular Music. You may have interests in any area of Popular Music and/or related fields. As Lecturer, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the school, faculty and university and to contribute to academic leadership in the field of Popular Music.

You will have a PhD in any aspect of Popular Music and have a high-quality record of research in this area, evidenced through national and international publications and a track record of attracting funding to support your research, commensurate with the level of the role. You will be a committed teacher and an outstanding communicator able to contribute to undergraduate and taught postgraduate study in the area. You will also be expected to undertake the normal range of duties that arises in connection with the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including lecturing, seminar delivery, dissertation supervision and assessment, as well as academic personal tutoring.

As an international research-intensive university with a strong commitment to student education, we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds and from across the world.

In line with this vision, the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability, and aspire to further diversify our Faculty community. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been under-represented in the University including, but not limited to, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse applicants; applicants who identify as LGBTQIA+; and applicants with disabilities.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Martin Iddon, Interim Head of School


Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute: School of Music
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Tuesday 23 November 2021
Closing Date: Friday 07 January 2022
Reference: AHCMU1020