Oxford University Gazette, 2 May 2002: Appointments


Stipendiary Lecturership in Music

Magdalen College seeks to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Music, a three-year appointment, tenable from 1 October 2002.

The lecturer will be expected to have a proven record of academic achievement in research, publications, and teaching. The lecturer will be required to teach the breadth of the Oxford music syllabus (up to nine hours per week), especially within the earlier historical period
(c.800–c.1750) and also have specific interests in the field of late-medieval and early modern music. Experience in the teaching of performance studies is also essential. The lecturer will undertake to care for the graduate music students of the college and also assist with entrance interviewing.

In addition, the lecturer will play an important role within the musical life of the college, with particular reference to the college choir. Furthermore, the lecturer will have overall responsibility for the teaching of the music software programme in the college's Sibelius Room. The annual stipend is £17,625 (currently under review).

Further particulars about the post are available from the College Secretary, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU (telephone: Oxford (2)76113, fax: (2)76094, e-mail: college. secretary@magd.ox.ac.uk). The further particulars are also located on the college Web site, http://www.magd.ox.ac.uk.

Applications should contain a curriculum vitae, a letter stating which parts of the music syllabus the candidate has taught and is prepared to teach, and a brief description of research interests. Applicants should ask two referees to write directly to the Senior Tutor, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU. Applications (six copies) and references must reach the Senior Tutor by Friday, 31 May. Interviews will be held on Monday, 10 June.

Appointment of Secretary to the President

The President of Magdalen College requires an experienced secretary to run his office. In addition to the usual responsibilities for diary, correspondence, and filing the person appointed will be expected to manage relations with a large number of visitors to the college and the President's Lodgings. The secretary will also be responsible for organising arrangements for the appointment of fellows, and for preparing material for the annual College Record.

The person appointed will have good shorthand and word-processing skills, the ability to compose letters, and an easy telephone manner. The post-holder must be discreet and recognise the need for confidentiality.

Salary, according to experience, will be in the range £15,500–£18,000 per annum. Benefits include free lunch, free parking, and generous holidays. Applications in writing, together with a curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Senior Bursar's Secretary, Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU. The closing date is 10 May. The appointment will be made as soon as possible thereafter.

Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.

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