The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy 0.5 FTE

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences
Contract Type
Advert Status
44,045 - 51,034 pa (pro-rata for part-time)
Closing Date
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The School of Performing Arts at the University of Wolverhampton is seeking to make a number of key appointments to support delivery of its newly-validated suite of music courses. Housed in our purpose-built facilities, the Performance Hub on our Walsall campus, the School offers a wide portfolio of courses and has strong links with industry. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience and suitable candidates will be expected to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for teaching, with the desire to support students to fulfil their potential and realise their career ambitions.


You will possess a masters degree in a relevant subject. You will be registered with the HCPC and have the potential to be an excellent teacher.


You will have knowledge and/ or experience of higher education teaching in music therapy or related areas, and will be able to contribute to – and lead - curriculum development and delivery at postgraduate level. You will be expected to work alongside colleagues in both the School of Performing Arts and the Institute of Health to develop postgraduate provision in Music Therapy. You will also be expected to contribute to teaching on the undergraduate music curriculum, introducing students to music therapy and community practice.


You will be able to work collaboratively with subject colleagues, also possessing a network of links to your professional practice in clinical settings.


For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Helen Rudge, Deputy Head of the School of Performing Arts: 


The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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