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Double Bass professor

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 29 May 2013

Interview date: Thursday 20 June 2013

Salary: Hourly paid

The Royal College of Music is one of the leading international conservatoires and provides an orchestral programme that attracts the world’s greatest conductors..  It provides specialised musical education and professional training at the highest international level for performers and composers.

To cope with growing demand and our increasingly global perspective the Royal College of Music is seeking to engage a distinguished Double Bass professor to join its international team. We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

  • You should be a widely recognised and highly respected practitioner, either as a performer or teacher.
  • You will be teaching, to an exceptionally high level of technical and musical proficiency, students at undergraduate, postgraduate and, in some cases, doctoral level, so relevant teaching experience at this level is required.
  • You should have a global perspective and good international contacts.
  • You should understand the particular demands of the music profession whilst striving to help each student reach the fullness of their own potential.


A letter of application with a full CV and/or biography and our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should be sent to Tim Rounding at the address below. Please note that there is no application form for this vacancy. 


In their covering letter, applicants should confirm that they are eligible to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where appropriate, as we need this information before applications can be processed.  Applicants should also indicate the reasons for their interest in the position and where they saw the vacancy advertised.


Job Description

Further Particulars


Equal Opportunities Form

Completed application forms should be returned by post or email to Tim Rounding, HR Advisor:

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


020 7591 4846

If you are submitting your application by post, please enclose two copies of your completed form.

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 Tim Rounding 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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