Head of BMus
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s BMus undergraduate programme is a highly specialised music degree for performers and composers. The programme includes pathways in Performance, Composition, Jazz, Traditional Music and Joint Principal Study.
The Conservatoire is looking to appoint a highly creative, proactive and experienced musician to lead and develop the BMus programme and programme staff. As an active music researcher or researcher-practitioner, you will apply your own musical specialism/s and academic teaching expertise to enhance the BMus curriculum in innovative ways.
You will: lead the BMus programme and deliver and develop its curriculum. You will have overall responsibility for the programme and oversight of core elements of the curriculum. You will collaborate with teaching staff from all departments to ensure the continued academic, artistic and professional relevance of the BMus programme, and be open to collaboration between art forms and its potential to inform the curriculum, enabling opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaborations between both students and staff. You will contribute to the Conservatoire’s artistic research culture and have a demonstrable track record of high quality outputs as well as a varied teaching and assessment portfolio. You will have a secure understanding and experience of Higher Education Quality Assurance and Enhancement issues including programme monitoring and periodic review.
You will have: a postgraduate qualification or doctorate in music with substantial academic teaching and administration experience in a conservatoire or university setting. This should include teaching and curriculum design experience in one or more core areas of the BMus curriculum. You will be a musician with deep and applied knowledge of Higher Education policies and current teaching practices and a strong understanding of conservatoire learners. An excellent communicator, you will have the ability to work effectively with students and staff at all levels.
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Published on 18 July 2019