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Lecturer in Digital Music Processing (Teaching and Research) - QMUL18062

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £41,682 - £51,899 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL18062
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 02-Apr-2019
Closing date: 02-May-2019

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The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is an exciting and dynamic environment with a reputation for excellence in both research and teaching. We are well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects. We are 11th in the UK for quality of computer science research (REF 2014) and 6th in the UK for quality of electronic engineering research (REF 2014).

We are currently looking to appoint a Lecturer in Digital Music Processing who will provide teaching and ongoing research in our Centre for Digital Music (, which hosts the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music (

To apply, you should have a PhD, and have an appropriate track-record of high quality research in the field of Digital Music Processing, including at least one of the following topics: audio signal processing related to musical acoustics; performance science; human-computer interaction; new interfaces for musical expression. You should have clear and ambitious plans for your future research and be able to develop research proposals, bid for and secure external research funding, and effectively manage subsequent awards.

It is essential that you can communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing, and engage the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience. You must be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in large or small groups and should have experience in teaching in the areas such as interactive system design, signal processing, acoustics and/or performance science.

This is a full time, permanent post and the successful candidate is expected to be in position by 1 September 2019.  The starting salary will be in the range of £41,682-£51,899 per annum.  Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan. 

At Queen Mary University of London, we are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing the careers of all staff.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence and flexible arrangements for staff to who wish to change their work patterns. As part of our commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. The School will be able to provide a Certificate of Sponsorship if required by the successful candidate. 

Informal enquiries about the post should be addressed to Prof Simon Lucas at . Details about the School can be found at

To apply, please click on the link below.   Please include your H-index score and the link to your Google Scholar page in your CV.  However, reference letters, certificates and/or large documents, should not be submitted with your application.


The closing date for applications is 2 May 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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