Wednesday, 4 February 2009

Job Posting: Director of Institute of Musical Research (SAS)

DEADLINE: 12 noon Monday, 2 MARCH 2009

The School of Advanced Study (SAS) invites applications for the post of Director of its Institute of Musical Research. The Institute, in operation since 2006, is a national centre for the promotion and facilitation of research in Music. Based in Senate House, University of London, it serves a wide-ranging research community via a lively programme of collaborative events, online resources, facilities for hosting research groups and visiting scholars, research support and
training, and the Senate House Library Music collection.

The School seeks a person of high academic standing and proven administrative ability, with the strategic vision to lead an important national resource, and the willingness and aptitude both to promote the full range of musical research in the UK and to represent the Institute within the UK and abroad.

The post is full-time on the professorial scale and will be available, either as a self-standing appointment or by agreement as an academic secondment, from 1st August 2009.

For further information about the role, including details of method of application, please see where you can download the Further Particulars. To apply, please complete the Personal details/Equal Opportunities form, send your CV and a covering letter which details your interest in and suitability for the post to quoting reference 008/09-WI.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Monday, 2nd March 2009. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 8th April 2009.

The University offers a final salary pension scheme. Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education.

Prof. Katharine Ellis' secondment comes to an end on 31 July 2009, and the procedure has been put in place to appoint her successor. The advertisement below will go out on imminently. Please do circulate to anyone whom you think might be interested in applying. As
stated in the last IMR newsletter, Katharine will not take part in the selection process, but will be very pleased to talk to anyone who wishes to know more about the job. If you would like to contact her then please do so via

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