Senior Lecturer in Music Education

University College London - Culture, Communication and Media

UCL Institute of Education

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 9. The salary range will be £55,163 - £59,981 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Institute of Education is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education, ranked number one for education worldwide in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 QS World University Rankings. The Department of Culture, Communication and Media (CCM) is committed to excellence in teaching and research across multidisciplinary programmes that incorporate language and communication, art, design and museology, and music. These areas are complemented by highly innovative work in new technologies for learning and teaching, contemporary literacies and multimodality. The Department offers a wide range of Master's programmes, Secondary PGCE courses, short courses, and research degrees. Further details about CCM can be found at

The new Senior Lecturer in Music Education will contribute to teaching and teaching-related activities on our music education courses, including teaching and dissertation supervision for MA students and specialist supervision for research students (MPhil, EdD and PhD). They with engage in research activities of international quality and contribute to the advancement of knowledge and scholarship in music education through publications and other research activities at a level of international significance and above. Research-related activities will include seeking out, engaging in, and leading funded research projects and consultancies related to their area(s) of expertise.

The post is available from 1st September or earlier.

The new Senior Lecturer will have a doctorate in music education or an associated area, a successful track record of teaching in Higher Education, including postgraduate studies, and evidence of successful experience of school-based music education, as well as being an accomplished musician in both Western Classical and popular genres. They will also have significant achievements and a proven track-record through research publications in the field of music education, including relevant and high-quality publications suitable for inclusion in future national Research Excellence Framework assessments.

UCL vacancy reference: 1710537

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For further details about this post please email Prof Graham Welch (

Closing Date: 1 March 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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