Professional Teaching Fellow specialising in Viola Performance– (0.5 FTE) School of Music
The University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
19d ago

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university. We employ more than 5,400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

The Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries is the centre for creative research, teaching and practice at the University of Auckland.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate study of a wide range of creative disciplines within our Schools of Architecture and Planning, Fine Arts, Music and the Dance Studies Programme.

In all areas, the emphasis is on creative exploration and discovery and on interdisciplinary collaboration across the University.

We are seeking applications from candidates who hold a postgraduate qualification in Viola Performance to fill the role of Professional Teaching Fellow.

This role includes teaching applied viola lessons at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including viola performance students and auxiliary performance studies, as well as contributing to the School’s ensemble and group teaching programmes.

The Professional Teaching Fellow will contribute to the curriculum development of the delivery of ensemble skills at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

We are seeking candidates with a thorough knowledge of pedagogic repertoire who can demonstrate experience as a solo musician as well as having performance experience in orchestral and chamber music settings.

Having an ongoing membership of an ensemble, including (but not limited to) symphony and chamber orchestras, Early or Contemporary Music ensembles is highly desirable.

To find out more about the role, please view the position description at

https : / / Job Ref 19985

Why work with us?

Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and beautiful parks make this a great place to study and work, whilst the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major performance and event venues enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners.

The pace of life is relaxed, the people are friendly and Auckland’s diverse culture and sense of hospitality makes this an exciting and welcoming place to work.

The University of Auckland provides an inclusive working environment and is committed to staff engagement and development. We offer

  • Five weeks’ annual leave,
  • An employer superannuation scheme,
  • Discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.
  • For more information, please visit : Career development and benefits.

    This role is part time, 0.5FTE


    Please apply online by the closing date 20 August 2018. All applications must be submitted online.

    Applications must include a cover letter, evidence of qualifications, evidence of performances / recordings, an updated recent curriculum vitae, and only contact information of three references.

    Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists.

    The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.

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