The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.
About the Role
The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music seeks to appoint a Tutor (Level A) or Lecturer (Level B) in Music (Performance Teaching) who will bring imaginative and innovative perspectives to build on the Conservatorium's distinguished tradition of music performance and commitment to training skilled instrumental and vocal teachers. The duties include teaching a range of subjects within our distinctive Master of Music (Performance Teaching) degree, including individual and group performance teaching, elective subjects, and teaching and administration of the practicum component.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled musician and an experienced, passionate and effective music educator who also demonstrates a commitment to research and evidence-based innovations in pedagogy.
You will hold a postgraduate degree in Music Performance Teaching or Music Education and a Doctorate is preferred. You will possess considerable experience and specialist knowledge of group instrumental teaching methods and studio performance teaching approaches and be able to inspire and mentor the next generation of dynamic and effective music teachers in preparation for diverse teaching contexts.
Based at the beautiful Parkville main campus and also at the Arts Precinct Southbank campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne's major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.
Please download a copy of the position description for full details of the role and selection criteria.
For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria