Lecturer in Musicians’ Health and Wellbeing

Salary Grade: Grade 8a, SCP 36 to 39, currently £38,833 to £42,418 (actual pro rata salary £23,300 to £25,451) per annum (pending pay review)
Closing date: Midday Thursday 28th June 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 10th July 2018

0.6 FTE

The Royal Northern College of Music seeks to appoint an outstanding and dynamic expert in musicians’ health as Lecturer (0.6FTE) to develop a co-ordinated and embedded approach to musicians’ health and wellbeing provision across the College.

The successful applicant will co-ordinate and develop musicians’ health and wellbeing education and training, to stimulate healthy practice and wellbeing awareness amongst its musical community. S/he will work across academic departments of the College to co-ordinate the curriculum for health education for its student musicians, advising on appropriate interventions. S/he will support, co-ordinate and work with visiting staff who are performing arts medicine specialists. S/he will work with curriculum leaders, Heads of Principal Study Schools, principal study teachers, the Student Wellbeing Advisor, counsellors and other academic and professional services staff to embed a holistic approach to health and wellbeing across the College. S/he will work closely with the Head of Music Education, to support the development of health provision within College pedagogy. The post holder will chair the College’s Wellbeing Committee and will represent the RNCM on relevant sector bodies and committees.

A committed and dedicated teacher, and accomplished researcher, conversant with the latest thinking and best practice in musicians’ health and wellbeing, an applicant should be able to demonstrate the contribution that they can make to the College’s teaching offer, enabling those within the RNCM community to achieve their full potential and build sustainable careers.

Reporting to the Head of Music Education, and working with the Heads of Principal Study Schools, senior academic and professional services colleagues, the successful applicant will play a major contribution in developing healthy musical practice in one of the world’s leading conservatoires.

For full details please view the job description and person specification and to apply please submit your completed application form to our Human Resources Department via email at Human.Resources@rncm.ac.uk.

All documents can be found in the downloads section.

Please note CV’s are not accepted as a form of application, applications received after the deadline will not be submitted to the panel and due to high volume of applications only candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted.

Informal enquiries regarding the role should be addressed to Dr John Habron, Head of Music Education via email at John.Habron@rncm.ac.uk.

For any other enquiries please contact Bebee Wood, Human Resources Assistant via email at Human.Resources@rncm.ac.uk.