Searches for academic positions in Piano, Piano Pedagogy, and Collaborative Piano in 2017-18. This page is for jobs that begin in 2018.

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Schools with Accepted OffersEdit

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University: Name (Current Position [if applicable], DMA-GRANTING INSTITUTION, and year, if known)

Jobs for 2018Edit

Alderson Broaddus University: Tenure-track Faculty in Music: Piano/Theory/Musicianship (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 07 August 2017)Edit

  • Location: Philippi, WV
  • Category: Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Music
  • Posted: 08/07/2017
  • Application Due: Open Until Filled
  • Type: Full Time
  • Alderson Broaddus University seeks applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in Music: Piano / Music Theory / Aural Skills. Applicant will be expected to teach a variety of courses to students earning a bachelor's degree in a program preparing graduates for careers in Music Education. The primary instructional responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to teach Applied Piano lessons, Piano Classes, Music Theory sequence, and Musicianship/Aural Skills sequence. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate ability to accompany soloists and the University Chorale. Organ skills are desirable. The job requirements of the position include advising music education majors, university committees as assigned and may include other courses as per the need of the School of Music and candidates qualifications.
  • Qualifications for position: Applicants for the position should possess a minimum of a master's degree in Music with emphasis in Piano and music theory/aural skills; a doctorate is preferred. The applicant should demonstrate evidence of successful teaching (preference at the college-level, other considered), should possess good communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to work collegially with other higher education faculty within the School of Music and across the institution.
  • Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and reference list in one pdf to:
Alderson Broaddus Unviersity
Human Resources
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2017-18.
  • They just filled this position a few months ago.  That's what you call turnover.
  • Evidently this posting is actually for a position beginning in Fall 2017, not 2018. I have moved it back to the 2017 page and will delete it off the 2018 page in a few days. - Moderator

Cabrillo College: Adjunct Instructor - Music (Chamber Music and Piano) (Spring 2018) (Deadline: 16 December 2017)Edit

  • Employment Opportunity: Temporary, part-time faculty assignment(s) are available in the following areas:
  • Spring 2018:
MUS 23 Advanced Piano
MUS 23L Survey of Keyboard Pedagogy Through Literature
MUS 40 Chamber Music Ensemble
MUS 51A Class Piano I
MUS 51B Class Piano II
MUS 51C Class Piano III
MUS 51D Class Piano IV
MUS 68 Piano Ensemble
MUS 68CP The Collaborative Pianist
  • Minimum Qualifications: Required: Master's in music OR Bachelor's in music AND a Master's in humanities OR Equivalent OR Possess a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in subject area
  • Note: Graduate students currently working on a Master's degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the graduate student MUST complete the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form
  • Additional Information: $1,166 - $1,788 per teaching unit, per semester, depending on education and experience. Cabrillo College provides a doctoral stipend of $78 per unit for eligible adjunct faculty. Assignments may be at various campus locations; days, evenings, and/or weekends; hours to be arranged.
Completed and signed Cabrillo College application.
Job-related resume.
At least one (1) letter of recommendation that addresses the candidate's teaching ability.
Verification of educational qualifications (Foreign transcripts must be translated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards. Any fee for such translations is paid by the applicant):
Transcripts from all colleges attended (unofficial transcripts, copies and downloads are acceptable). If selected, it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide official transcripts, diplomas, degrees or other documents as may be required. OR
Copy of lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in subject area, front and back (if applicable). OR Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination (Download PDF reader). (This is only necessary if candidate does not possess and submit proof of specified degrees listed in minimum qualifications).
  • Please notify the Human Resources Department if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements.

University of New South Wales: Lecturer (Piano) (Deadline: 25 August 2017)Edit

  • Job Title: Lecturer in Music (Piano)
  • Job ID: 59149
  • Location: Kensington
  • Department: School of the Arts and Media
  • About the role: $103,047 - $121,478 pa plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading, Continuing, Full-time
  • An outstanding and versatile pianist is required to lead classical music performance teaching. The incumbent will contribute to teaching in music performance and other relevant music courses, leadership of the Creative Practice (Performance) stream of the Bachelor of Music, and the supervision of Honours and higher degree research students.
  • Post is available from January 2018.
  • About the successful applicant: To be successful in this role you will:
An outstanding track record of publication and/or creative work in a relevant area of music performance as a pianist.
Teaching experience in a tertiary institution and a PhD or other Doctoral qualification in a relevant field from a recognised institution
  • You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.
  • Contact: Associate Professor Manolete Mora, E:, T: (61 2) 9385 7163
  • Applications close: 25 August 2017

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