Course Leader BA (Hons) Music Production

Vacancy ID: 7298
Main Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120 - £56,771
Closing date: February 6, 2022 11:55 pm

The role

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of the newly validated BA (Hons) Music Production, London College of Communications (LCC). The successful candidate will design, implement and deliver their own vision for this course, and support the development of music production within the college.

The role shall involve the appointment and coordination of a new teaching team, leadership of the development and delivery of a curriculum, the management of learning, teaching and assessment, maintenance and enhancement of standards, and resource allocation. The successful candidate will be responsible to the Programme Director for the academic leadership and management of the course, and will shape and lead its future direction.

BA (Hons) Music Production is a key development in the expansion of the Sound and Music Programme, sitting alongside established Sound Arts courses within the Screen School. The role offers a unique opportunity for a candidate who is committed to developing an innovative creative curriculum in this new area of the School’s portfolio, and who is keen to promote inclusion and cultural diversity for graduates looking to develop a deep understanding of how to work creatively across the digital technologies of contemporary music production.


Why choose us?

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

Your Profile

You will have a clear vision for music production as an academic discipline, and an ability to implement that vision through the leadership and management of this new course. Having acquired both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in music production (or associated area) you will bring a strong educational background to the post. Through substantial experience in the design and delivery of teaching, you will have a demonstrable knowledge of academic provision, trends and issues within the music production discipline. A teaching qualification, or a desire to acquire one, is a requirement.

You will have a background in research and/or the music industry, through which you will demonstrate a track record of being innovative in your field. Publications, or professional equivalents, will demonstrate your ability to manage activities/projects to achieve long-term objectives. You will have developed relationships with academic/industry contacts, and will have an interest in exploring future partnerships and collaborations. Your research/practice will relate to the music production discipline, demonstrating an understanding of the global economic, social, political and cultural forces currently transforming the creative industries.

You will be an experienced leader, with an ability to inspire others and work alongside the other Course Leaders to contribute to School, College and University initiatives.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Resourcing Adviser,

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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