Full-time: 30 hours per week

Competitive salary and benefits

Reference: 22/003


We are seeking to appoint a new Head of Strings and William Lawes Chair in Chamber Music to succeed the distinguished cellist and teacher, Professor Jo Cole, in September 2022. The successful applicant should have the vision and ability to undertake the leading role in sustaining and developing the outstanding educational and artistic successes of the Strings Department.


You will be a musician of the highest calibre, with an outstanding reputation as a performer and teacher and have a high profile within the music industry. In addition, you will have the potential for charismatic leadership, working closely with the department’s team of world-class musicians and teachers to develop the educational experience of students. You will also work closely with the Deputy Principal and other heads of departments to enhance the artistic and educational work of the Academy in solo, chamber music and orchestral performance.


You will also be an effective advocate externally for the department and the Academy within both the music profession and the music education sector.


Please visit https://www.ram.ac.uk/jobs-22-003 to download a full job description and recruitment pack for this role.


Completed applications must be received by noon, Friday 25 February 2022. Interviews are expected to be held on site week of Monday 7 March 2022.