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Lecturer in Music Education

Closing date: 12pm Friday 23 March 2018

Interview date: Thursday 12 April 2018

Salary: £39,369 - £45,030 per annum

Job ref no: 500-18                 

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time (1FTE), basis and is available from 1 July 2018

The Royal College of Music seeks to appoint an outstanding music education lecturer to what is one of the world’s top conservatoires. You will be capable of inspiring and enthusing our exceptionally talented performance and composition students in the aspects of their learning relating to music education across our undergraduate (Levels 4, 5, and 6) and postgraduate (Level 7) programmes. In addition, you will be capable of working with musicians who have made a commitment to education through their professional activities, and who are seeking to develop their professional education practice through systematic, advanced study on our new Master of Education programme. You will have an active research profile with an emerging record of publication and the potential to produce outputs that are at least internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Although we welcome applicants with any educational specialism, preference will be given to those able to undertake research-led teaching of creative education and participatory practices.

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) has a prestigious history and a contemporary outlook. Our 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, leaving the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future. The RCM was named top institution for performing arts in the UK and Europe and second in the world in the 2017 QS World University Rankings. RCM research encompasses, performance and composition, historical musicology, performance science, and music education; our researchers are currently engaged in a wide range of research and learning & teaching projects, supported by approximately £3m of external funding.

To apply:

Please complete our 1) Application Form and 2) Equal Opportunities Form (available to download further down this page) and submit in Word or PDF format before the closing deadline for the post. 

Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

For full details of this position please read the Job Description and Further Particulars documents:

Job Description

Further Particulars


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS


020 7591 4784

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Isabella Enstrom to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.


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