Wilfrid Mellers Gamelan Assistantship

The Mellers Assistantship originates from a covenant from Music at York's founder, Professor Wilfrid Mellers. This assistant supports the directing and administering of Gamelan Sekar Petak.

  • Funding: Casual hourly paid appointments. Assistants are appointed on a needs basis for 2-5 hours a week.
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research and Postgraduate taught
  • Number available: 1
Applications for 2024/25 are closed.

This post requires about three hours work per week during semester time.

Duties include:

  • managing the library
  • transcribing sound recordings
  • managing membership, schedules and performances
  • helping to run school and other workshops
  • serving as external liaison officer, maintaining the website text and other publicity
  • developing new resources and opportunities

Open to EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students.

Open to students in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.

You must be a student at the University of York to be eligible.

How to apply

Application deadline: Sunday 2 June 2024, 11.59pm BST

Please apply by filling out our application form. You'll be asked to provide any relevant experience you have, what you would bring to the role and why you would be suited to the assistantship.

How we allocate

Master's students will be given preference.

Contact details

Catherine Duncan
+44 (0)1904 32 2445