LASALLE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

Lecturer - Music

Location
Singapore (SG)
Posted
11 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LASALLE College of the Arts is at the leading edge of contemporary arts education in Asia and works in close partnership with GOLDSMITHS, University of London, which validates its degree programmes and collaborates on teaching exchanges and research initiatives. It has set an agenda for excellence to bring the College to the forefront of international arts pedagogy, practice and research. 

LECTURER – MUSIC (POPULAR MUSIC PERFORMANCE)

The Faculty of Performing Arts seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Music in its School of Contemporary Music (SoCM), Singapore’s leading educational institution for developing young music talent from the Southeast Asian region into highly individual artists for the contemporary music industry. 

SoCM offers three awards the BA(Hons) Music, Diploma in Music, and Diploma in Audio Production. The SoCM seeks a Lecturer with expertise in teaching popular music performance and repertoire, with special expertise preferred in either vocals and/or guitar, as well as provide co-ordination and supervision of music concerts, where appropriate. The SoCM welcomes applicants with interests in nurturing emerging musicians to find their own performance style and write their own songs and compositions. 

The Lecturer will provide leadership in relation to their specialisation through principal study lessons either vocal or instrumental, as well as facilitate music workshops, ensembles and performances. Reporting to the Programme Leader, the successful applicant will teach predominantly in the BA(Hons) Music programme

As a Lecturer at LASALLE, your key responsibilities include academic preparation; teaching and delivery of specialised music skills and music performance to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with other staff in the SoCM in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans and ensuring that the SoCM achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives. The position includes administrative tasks, such as, curriculum and repertoire review and development, and assists the Programme Leader in timetabling, performances and resources required to support the programme.  

Other responsibilities include coordination of academic learning activities, liaison with part-time teaching staff, conducting assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also implement research/professional practices to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area for the benefit of the programme and the students. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with a developing or established professional and/or research profile. 

Requirements:
-    Postgraduate qualification, preferably at PhD level, or equivalent professional experience as a music performer 
-    At least 5 years of tertiary-level teaching experience with knowledge of Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework and ability to teach within a multicultural context, and an awareness of the music industry in Singapore
-    At least 3 years of full-time relevant professional experience or industry experience as a popular music performer with strong specialist knowledge of popular music performance
-    A passion for teaching with ability to nurture and encourage excellence in student learning
-    Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills
-    A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 30 April 2018 or in writing (stating clearly the position applied on the envelope) to: 

Director - Division of Human Resources
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940

More information on the Institution can be found at www.lasalle.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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