Vacancy: Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer in Viola with RIAM

The Royal Irish Academy of Music is seeking to appoint an Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer in Viola (c.6 hours per week).

The RIAM, as a national conservatoire for music in Ireland, is embarking on one of the most transformational phases in its 170-year history. They are in the midst of the major re-development of their premises on Westland Row, a fully-funded project which is set to complete in 2022.

The RIAM aims to nurture excellence, build audiences, advocate for increased access to music participation, and amplify the impact of their work by forging powerful links between young people, emerging, and established professional artists, diverse audiences, and society at large.                                                           

RIAM’s strategy aims to bring scholarship and practice closer together across all RIAM levels, to train performers who can draw on research to develop their unique artistic voice.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • significant experience teaching/coaching at undergraduate/postgraduate level;
  • national/international profile as a performer and/or recording artist;
  • track record of incorporating reflective practices into their teaching/coaching;
  • undertaken practice-based research as part of their performance profile.

This is an external competition. Rate of Pay – Relevant Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer Salary Scale
The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.

Closing date for applications is 4pm, Sunday, 5 September 2021.

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