Lecturer in Music Performance (Hip Hop) – London College of Music, UWL

Lecturer in Music Performance (Hip Hop)

London College of Music

Salary:   £41,201 to £47,169 per annum
Release Date:   Tuesday 02 November 2021
Closing Date:   Sunday 14 November 2021
Interview Date:   Friday 26 November 2021
Reference:   LCM116

The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.

UWL is now ranked 35th in the UK.  We were also the top modern university in London.  In addition, UWL has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.  

The College 

London College of Music is placed within the University of West London and is the largest specialist music and performing arts institution in the UK, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from BA and BMus through to PhD and DMus.  

Based at the Ealing campus, London College of Music boasts exceptional facilities for performance and studio technology.  We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Music Performance (Hip Hop).

The Role

The successful candidate will lead, develop and teach modules within Music Performance (Hip Hop).  In addition, they will contribute to the overall undergraduate course development.

The post holder will be required to perform duties appropriate to delivery of the course including administration, assessment and developing links with the professional sector to enhance potential employment opportunities for graduates.

The Person 

We are looking for a recognised and talented practitioner and/or researcher who possesses:

  • Relevant teaching experience.
  • A global perspective on the music industry and awareness of current performance practices in support of the curriculum.
  • Practical knowledge and expertise regarding the particular demands of Music Performance (Hip Hop) and is in a position to assist students to reach their own potential.

Additional Information 

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Dr Danny Hagan, Head of Subject Music Management, Technology and Performance at danny.hagan@uwl.ac.uk 

We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

London Collage of Music is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

For full Job Description and the online application system see: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=LCM116