Senior Lecturer in Cello
Lund University, Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts, Malmö Academy of Music

Senior Lecturer in Cello

Lund University, Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts, Malmö Academy of Music

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.


Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts is one of eight faculties within Lund University and includes Malmö Art Academy, Malmö Academy of Music and Malmö Theatre Academy, also Inter Arts Center and Choral Centre South. The Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts offers Bachelor and Master programmes in visual art, music and drama, and various courses of different extent. The Faculty also runs third cycle (postgraduate) studies and research in the artistic field and music education.


The Academy of Music educates musicians, composers, organists and music teachers and offers a doctorate programme in music education and in music. The Academy includes 800 students, 200 employees. The Academy has an extensive contact network with the wider music and cultural scenes and schools. This includes close contact with both concert venues and various institutions and organisations. Two hundred concerts are produced every year.

Malmö Academy of Music now has a vacancy for a


Senior Lecturer in Cello

Scope of employment: 40% of full-time.
The position is for a fixed term of three years, with possible extension.
Starting date: 15 August 2018.


Work duties

The subject area of employment is cello. The main work duties are teaching Bachelor’s and Master’s students, including artist diploma students, in cello, and supervising the student’s exam concerts, and examination on all levels. Teaching chamber music may also be included. Teaching is carried out both as individual lessons and group lessons.


Work duties also include planning and implementing masterclasses and projects, as well as arranging guest lecturer visits within the subject area.


The position also covers running research/artistic development work, and certain administrative tasks connected to field.


We expect you to cooperate actively with colleagues within the field/discipline, for example by taking initiatives and planning for collaborations with institutions both within and outside the University.


Qualification requirements

A person is qualified for employment as a senior lecturer if they have demonstrated artistic expertise or have some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties it will involve.


The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate teaching expertise.


The position requires at least five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education, or equivalent knowledge acquired by other means. If there are special circumstances, the successful candidate may undergo the required teacher training during the first two years of employment.


Your professional level needs to be very high artistically, for example as soloist, orchestra musician and/or chamber musician. A music performance degree or other degree in music from a higher education programme is required. Good knowledge of English is also a requirement.


Assessment Criteria

We place great importance on your national and international level as a performing musician. We also place importance on your teaching expertise, which means a good ability to develop and lead teaching and other educational activities. Furthermore, we will assess your ability to participate in supervision of students on the performance programme to artistic independence, as well as your ability to engage with wider society.


An extensive network within the artistic field, especially in the music and performing arts area, is an asset.


Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how your experience and skills complement and strengthen the discipline within the department, and could contribute to its future development.

Design and content of the application

Applications are to be submitted using the academic qualifications portfolio, see link below. Upload your documents as PDF files in the recruitment system.


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Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.


Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months

Contract type Part-time

Number of positions 1

Working hours 40 %

City Malmö

County Skåne län

Country Sweden

Reference number PA2018/518

Anna Cronberg, Head of Education, Ph: +46 40 - 32 54 66,

Union representative
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62

Published 20.Apr.2018

Last application date 13.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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