Job Opportunity: Violincello Assistant Lecturer at MTU Cork School of Music

MTU Cork School of Music are hiring a Violincello Assistant Lecturer. Applications by MTU eRecruitment system only. Applications will not be accepted in any other format or through any other channel of communication. Please log on to to apply for this position.

Apply by Monday, 13 November 2023 at 12.45pm.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Cian O’Duill by e-mail to prior to submitting your application for this position.

This position is based in the MTU Cork School of Music Campus in the first instance. The successful
candidate will report to the Head of Department of Orchestral Studies.

The Department of Orchestral Studies delivers specialised tuition in all orchestral instruments and classical guitar, large and small ensemble training, chamber music and instrumental pedagogy at undergraduate, post-graduate, and Conservatoire levels. Fulltime students are enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (Hons) and MA in Performance programmes.

The position being advertised is aimed at a candidate who can demonstrate substantial expertise in violincello performance and pedagogy; has teaching experience with beginner and advanced students; has an ability to support both the CSM part-time conservatoire lesson provision and the full-time degree programmes as well as some experience in chamber music performance and coaching. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the department and school in these key areas through active involvement in promotion and recruitment.

The Assistant Lecturer will report to the Head of the Department of Orchestral Studies in the MTU Cork School of Music, located on Union Quay, Cork. They will be engaged in various relevant roles with the CSM, such as course boards, department panels and other groups.

The Assistant Lecturer will play an active role in the academic direction of courses including teaching, research, academic assessment and academic administration.


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