Applications are invited for a Professor (Lector) of Innovation in the International Music Industry within the Faculty of Creative Business at Inholland University of Applied Sciences, to lead our research into music production, music business (management, live events, branding, online and offline communities) and related technological innovations.
As we consider successful innovation in music to be intertwined with technology, we strive to examine, educate as well as engage with the international music industry by contributing to the music infrastructure that fosters connections between innovations in music and technology. Within this infrastructure, economic, cultural, societal, technological, ethical and legal aspects are of equal importance to value creation.
We are looking for a professor (for UAS ‘Lector’) who is able to deepen our knowledge of the rapidly changing networks through which artists, producers, record labels, publishers, artist managers, bookers, music platforms, venue programmers and festival organisers operate. Our aim is to build a strong practice in ‘research through design’ which contributes to a thriving music industry, hence creating economic as well as social and cultural value. We are looking for someone who is both a scholar and a practitioner.
As Professor of Innovation in the International Music Industry, you will:
We are looking for an academic who has:
The team composition aims to reflect society in a representative manner. With a view to the subject matter of the research focus area, we particularly invite applicants who regard themselves as under-represented in international music industry research.
Fixed-term contract: 6 year.
We offer a position of at least 0.4 and up to 0.6 full-time equivalent (FTE) in the grade of Professor 2 (Lector 2), pay scale 15. Successful candidates will be offered a six-year contract subject to an assessment after the first year.
Inholland University of Applied Sciences is a multi-location institution for higher education and research.
Conservatorium Haarlem, which belongs to the Faculty of Creative Business, was one of the first conservatories in the Netherlands to introduce pop music education and a specific degree programme in electronic music. Within the Faculty, other programmes researching and teaching innovation in Music Industry are Creative Business/International Creative Business in Haarlem, The Hague as well as Rotterdam and Leisure & Events Management in Amsterdam.
As Professor of Innovation in the International Music Industry, you are part of and will participate in the further development of the Creative Business research group, which at present consists of four professors and four associate professors. Professors have their own scope (research focus area) and collaborate with each other on the co-creation of interdisciplinary research projects. The current research areas are Inclusion & Communication, Design Thinking, Authentic Leadership and New Urban Tourism. Currently, we are seeking applications for a Professor of Innovation in the International Music Industry as well as a Professor of Sustainable Futures in Digital Media and Communications. The Creative Business research group is expected to expand further in the near future. We prefer to conduct research through design. To a large extent, our research takes place in urban living labs that focus on the interaction between education, industry, government, public and the environment to work side by side on social issues. Our research affects internal and external stakeholders, while it also contributes to creating a sustainable, healthy, creative and inclusive society.
The Professor of Innovation in the International Music Industry will be based in Haarlem and Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and must be willing to travel between our other locations as well as internationally. Our Faculty, students and staff are spread over the cities of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Haarlem as well as The Hague.
To apply for this vacancy, please send your resume and a cover letter before September 30, 2020. You can find our application form via the pink button ''Solliciteer direct''. Interviews will preferably take place in Haarlem, the Netherlands, but possibly online, on October 9, and October 20, 2020.
If you are interested in the job opening and have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Peggy van Schijndel, Research and Innovation Manager at the Faculty of Creative Business via Peggy.vanSchijndel@inholland.nl or tel.: +31615279327.
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This application process is managed by the employer (Hogeschool Inholland). Please contact the employer for questions regarding your application.
Make sure to apply no later than 29 Sep 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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