New Posts at Lancaster University, UK


Subject: New Posts at Lancaster University, UK
From: Lisa Whistlecroft (Lisa@stonegnome.net)
Date: Thu Mar 03 2005 - 09:43:10 EST


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Thanks,

Lisa

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LANCASTER UNIVERSITY

LANCASTER INSTITUTE FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS

The Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts represents an ambitious and exciting new initiative by the University, which is consolidating and expanding creative arts provision within the context of its continuing commitment to research and teaching excellence.

Based on an amalgamation of the Departments of Art, Music and Theatre Studies, the new Institute will come into being on 1 August 2005 and will foster interdisciplinary approaches, focusing on and facilitating a laboratory-based exploration of arts practice, and engaging academic, professional and creative-industries practitioners.

Applications are invited for six posts:

* One at Professorial level, who is expected to become Director of the Institute for a period of up to three years in the first instance

Candidates for this post must have a proven interest in interdisciplinary approaches in the Arts, together with proven leadership skills and substantial high-level creative and/or academic research and teaching skills in one or more of Art, Music, Theatre Studies.

* A second Chair, together with four posts at Lecturer A/B level, one of which may be at Senior Lecturer level

Candidates for these latter five posts should have proven creative and/or academic research and teaching skills in one of the following areas, and in addition an interest in interdisciplinary approaches in the Arts:

* Digital Fine Art * Art practice and Curatorship * Music Technology and Sound Art * Contemporary Performance, Live Art and New Media * Performance, Globalisation and Interculturalism and/or Theatre for Social Change

The two Chair appointments will be at Professorial level (minimum salary 43,513 p.a.). The Lecturer A/B appointments will be made at an appropriate point on a scale between 23,643 and 35,883 p.a. The Senior Lecturer/Reader appointment will be made at an appropriate point on a scale between 37,558 and 42,573. The appointments will take effect from 1 September 2005 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The closing date for applications is 30 March 2005

More details under job reference numbers A441 - A446 at http://www.personnel.lancs.ac.uk/CurrentVacancies.aspx

-- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Lisa Whistlecroft, Music Dept, L.Whistlecroft@lancaster.ac.uk Lancaster University, UK. Tel: +44 (0) 1524 593776

Web: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/depts/music/staff/lisa/lisadept.html PALATINE: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/palatine/ The Sonic Arts Network: http://www.sonicartsnetwork.org/



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