Lecturer/Coach Practice-based Research in Music


0,1-0,3 fte

Hanzehogeschool Groningen

Prins Claus Conservatorium

Do you have experience in doing practice-based research and would you like to transfer this knowledge to the professionals of tomorrow? Will you help our students develop an inquisitive attitude and conduct practice-based research? Then we are looking for you!

For the Prince Claus Conservatoire, we are looking for several new colleagues in the role of Lecturer/Coach Practice-based Research in Music (0,1-0,3 fte).

In addition to various bachelor's programs, the Prince Claus Conservatoire also provides the Master of Music. The following three parts are integrated in this Master study: Performance, Practice-based Research and Entrepreneurship. During the Master study, students work based on a personal study plan to develop their professional practice within each of these three courses. Master of Music students therefore choose research topics that are related to, for instance, artistic skills such as improvisation and composition or performance practice in various social settings. Personal musical or technical skills can also be the subject of Master research. Therefor we are looking for a colleague who can guide our Master students in their Practice-based Research in the Master of Music study.

What will you be doing?

As a lecturer and coach, you fulfil several roles. You will supervise and support your students in the various stages of their research. You do this in a student-focused and coaching manner, partly by creating a stimulating learning environment. You work together with other lecturers in coaching teams and with colleagues in a team of research methods coaches. You can also teach in seminars on topics related to artistic music or to subjects in the field of practice-based research. As a teacher-researcher you contribute to the learning and development of students and to the development of research within the conservatoire. You also provide input from your specific expertise for the design of the curriculum, assessments and the further improvement of the quality of education.

Who are we looking for?

You enjoy working with (international) students and have an affinity with music. You can't wait to share your knowledge and skills regarding music and practice-based research with students and colleagues. You can work independently, are patient and understanding, and are flexible in terms of working hours. You have practical experience in (at least two of) the following areas of expertise:
- Music (e.g., teaching or performance practice, or socially engaged music practice).
- Artistic research;
- Practice-based research;
- Music psychology;
- Research methods such as autoethnographic research, action research or design research.

What else do you bring?

- A completed Master’s degree and (working on) a PhD in a relevant field.
- Research experience and experience in supervising students in research.
- A teaching qualification or willingness to learn.
- Demonstrable affinity with practice-based research.

Where will you work?

The Prince Claus Conservatoire offers students from the North and the rest of the world the opportunity to develop further within the music profession and in its application within various musical and social contexts. She is also affiliated with the Arts & Society Knowledge Centre and the Music in Context Lectorate. You will be part of the teaching team of the Master of Music and report to the head of the Classical Music department.

What can we offer you?

We are involved and connected with the world and with each other. We see each other and encourage students and staff to discover, develop and use their talents. You will do this in a working environment with a great deal of independence, opportunities for development, inspiring colleagues and intensive contact with the professional field. Does this appeal to you? Then apply for this challenging and interesting position! You will also receive the following from us: - A one-year contract with possibilities to extend, starting on 1-9-2022. - A salary between € 3.522 and maximum € 5.127 gross per month with a 36-hours working week and in accordance with the cao-hbo (scale 11, teacher-researcher A). - An extensive package of secondary employment benefits, including a 13th month. - Opportunities for professional development. Our Hanze PL Academy facilitates and supports this. .

Would you like more information about this vacancy?

Then send an email with your contact details and when you can be reached best to Sigutė Žurauskaitė at s.zurauskaite@pl.hanze.nl so that someone from the appointment advisory committee can contact you. Please do not use this email address for your application (click on Apply-button).

Will you be our new colleague?

Send your CV and motivation via the application button. Please state explicitly in your letter which two (or more) areas of expertise (Music, Artistic Research, Practice-based Research, Music Psychology, Research Methods) you bring to our team and can add to it.

- Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 7 and/or Wednesday 8 June 2022.
- We ask new employees to apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) when they start working. The costs will be reimbursed by Hanzehogeschool.
- This vacancy is internal and external published; this means that employees working at Hanze University Groningen have priority over external candidates.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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