Orpheus Institute seeks Research Fellow

The Orpheus Institute, an international centre of excellence focused on artistic research in music based in Belgium is seeking a research fellow to lead future artistic research with a unique historical resource.

The Institute is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Fellow who will bring vision for the use of a unique collection of early books and scores as a resource for artistic research. This collection of some twenty thousand items dedicated to music from the 17th/18th centuries, has been assembled over fifty years by a single artist, a world-renowned performer of baroque music. The Research Fellow will design, plan, coordinate and lead innovative projects exploring the potential of the collection as a research instrument for musical practice.

The contract will be for three years, with a view to continuing renewal. The position is full-time, based in Ghent, Belgium with a salary in the range €50,000-€70,000 p.a.

Further details are available at: https://orpheusinstituut.be/assets/files/projects/20190710_Orpheus-Instituut_Call-for-Research-Fellow.pdf

National Art School seeks Head of Advancement

The National Art School is advertising for a new Head of Advancement to work as part of NAS leadership team to develop key initiatives for strong and resilient growth through increased sustainable income sources, philanthropic relationships and increased community engagement. Find further information on this position here.

Monash seeks new Design Head and additional academic appointments in design

Monash University is advertising for a new Head of Department in Design. The position, which closes on 9 June, will be based at the Caulfield campus and is one of a number of positions being advertised in Design. Details for applications for the Head of Design position can be found here. You can find further information on other academic positions, and further information at Design at Monash.

Opportunities for music academics/ performers at Monash

Rather than advertise precise positions, we are calling for EOI's with a cover letter, enabling applicants to showcase their own achievements rather than fit them into a position description. These are ongoing positions and available to both national and international applicants.

Classical instrumentalists with PhD/ DMA, composition (acoustic or electronic focus) with PhD/DMA, Professor of Music (any music discipline) and/or Professor of Australian Music (practice - ie research active but in the NTRO and income space)

Further information available at: https://arts.monash.edu/music-recruitment

Job Opportunity: Professor of Creative Writing, Melbourne

The School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne is looking to appoint a Professor of Creative Writing. The Professor of Creative Writing will be expected to make major contributions in the areas of research, academic leadership, administration and professional development, and teaching excellence at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels including RHD supervision. Applications close on 30 April 2019. Further information available at: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/899288/professor-in-creative-writing

UWA seeking Lecturer in Electronic Music and Sound Design

University of Western Australia’s Conservatorium of Music is looking for a Lecturer in Electronic Music and Sound Design. The Lecturer B appointment is an opportunity for an artist and academic to teach, create and research within the Electronic Music and Sound Design (EMSD) program. This is an emerging program at UWA that will be fully offered for the first time in 2020. The position will include contributing to the development of the program, producing music as well as taking part in lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, concerts, workshops, student field excursions and recording and studio sessions.

Applications close on 28 April 2019. Further information available at: http://external.jobs.uwa.edu.au/cw/en/job/502809/lecturer-electronic-music-and-sound-design

Dancenorth seeking co-CEO

Dancenorth Australia, one of Australia’s strongest emergent contemporary dance companies, is seeking a co-CEO Executive Director to progress its mission for bold creative collaborations, adventurous story telling and ambition.  The position is located in Townsville, Queensland and will be responsible for development and implementation of the company strategy, a company budget of approximately $2 million and for the production of all Dancenorth programs and compliance in accordance with the company strategic plan.

Position details are available at: https://www.seek.com.au/job/34939061?type=standard&userqueryid=d5b9fe40dc99b799ceb9e8c69dbacd4d-3152124

Closing date for applications is 11 December 2017