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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Commercial/Contemporary Music Performance

Job details

Massey University
13 Feb 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Education & Development, Music, Screen & Sound


College of Creative Arts

He Pūkenga ā Toi Pūoro

Te Rewa o Puanga / The School of Music and Creative Media Production is recruiting a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to support our diverse student cohort who are seeking to make a sustainable career for themselves in music. This role will attract someone who can broaden our student's creative outlook and engage them with new and diverse perspectives on music.

The ideal candidate will be an expert in at least one area of music performance and will be able to teach into courses which deliver innovative and emerging commercial performance and composition practices, as well as unconventional and/or experimental approaches and techniques. The position also requires acumen in innovative tertiary curriculum development, as the School seeks to refine and develop its suite of undergraduate performance and composition offerings.

This role will provide opportunities unique to the tertiary environment for the successful candidate to continue to develop their artistic practice. It is suitable to someone who will embrace ākonga relationships with both students and colleagues. The successful candidate will have a post-graduate qualification, and/or have significant standing in the Aotearoa/New Zealand and/or international music industry. They will value originality and difference, diversity and inclusion, be genre defiant, and be passionate about guiding the next generation of boundary-pushing artists.

Ko Wai Mātou?

The School of Music and Creative Media Production was recently established to respond to New Zealand's growth and internationally recognised reputation for innovation and creativity in both music and media production. It is staffed by internationally acclaimed and award-winning practitioners and is equipped with state of the art facilities, including one of the largest and most high-tech recording studio complexes in the region.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production delivers two undergraduate degree programmes, the Bachelor of Commercial Music and Bachelor of Creative Media Production. The Bachelor of Commercial Music offers majors in Music Practice, Music Technology and Music Industry. The Bachelor of Creative Media Production offers students pathways in Film and TV, Animation and VFX, Game Development, Creative Technologies and Producing and Directing.

The School is now also offering Honours programmes for both Commercial Music and Creative Media Production as well as a Master of Creative Enterprise (MCE). The MCE is designed for students who are looking to apply professional strategies intrinsic to creative disciplines to develop and commercialise their practice. To learn more about the School of Music and Creative Media Production go to:

Together with the School of Design and the School of Art, the School of Music and Creative Media Production is part of the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, Wellington. The School of Design offers majors in Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Spatial Design, Visual Communication Design, Textiles, and Concept Design. The School of Art offers majors in Fine Art, Photography and Maori Visual Arts.

Based on our Wellington campus, this three-year fixed-term appointment provides an exciting opportunity to shape the learning of the future - if you're ready to join us in making a difference, apply now.

Applications close 11.30 pm Sunday, 13 February 2022.

Reference number: CCA_SMCMPM_1711_12/21

For further information and to apply online, visit:

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