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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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Arizona State University: Assistant Professor of Piano (Deadline: 01 December 2017)Edit

  • The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional artist-teacher of piano for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2018.
  • The successful candidate is expected to pursue a continued performing career and contribute to the musical life of the School of Music. In addition, the candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Further responsibilities will include recruiting high-quality students regionally, nationally and internationally, mentoring and assisting students in developing their professional goals and working effectively with faculty colleagues and administration in service to satisfy and advance the mission of the ASU School of Music. We seek a candidate who will complement and augment the strengths of our current keyboard faculty. Other duties may include teaching piano-related courses such as piano ensembles, literature and pedagogy. We seek an innovative individual who will participate in and further our effort to reimagine what arts education means in the 21st century.
  • Required Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in piano or commensurate performing and teaching experience
Demonstrated excellence as an outstanding and versatile piano performer and record of national creative activity (performance) and/or scholarship
Demonstrated excellence in teaching collegiate piano students of all levels
Demonstrated expertise and interest in versatile performances that may include 20th and 21st century music, contemporary improvisation, jazz or candidate’s other areas of interest and abilities
Evidence of a commitment to diversity and inclusion in creative activity and research, teaching and service
  • Desired Qualifications (the successful candidate will demonstrate at least three of the following):
National/international recognition in creative activity (performance) and/or scholarship
Teaching undergraduate and graduate applied piano, piano ensembles, piano literature courses
Demonstrated expertise and interest in collaborative piano, piano pedagogy, piano repertoire or candidate’s areas of interest and abilities
Experience teaching piano performance, music education and/or music therapy majors and non-majors
The ability to work and collaborate across artistic disciplines, with people outside the arts, across campus and in the community
The ability to advance innovative teaching practices and envision new paradigms of arts education
The ability to attract resources, including grants or other sources of support that advance the Herberger mission
  • Instructions to Apply: Please submit a letter of interest addressing how the candidate uniquely meets the qualifications for the position, in particular: work experience, creative activity (i.e. performance) and/or research, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and two-page teaching philosophy highlighting innovative teaching. Include curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of five references and a link to video recordings of the candidate’s recent performances representing various styles.
  • All applications must be submitted electronically via https://apply.interfolio.com/45543
  • Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 1, 2017; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

Berklee College of Music: Chair, Piano Department (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 10 October 2017)Edit

  • Tracking Code: 1258-215
  • Job Description: Berklee College of Music invites nominations and applications for the position of Piano Department Chair.
  • The candidate should be an excellent pianist, experienced educator and effective administrator with a background of successful employment in a collegiate setting. Thorough understanding of all contemporary musical styles and national recognition as a musician are essential. A Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience is required. This is a twelve-month position with a renewable contract. The start date for the position is September 1, 2018, or earlier depending on availability.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with Assistant Chair to manage the following responsibilities: faculty supervision, evaluation, and development; faculty scheduling and advising; student advising; supervision of the administrative assistant and coordination of his/her duties; management of department budget and facilities; management of department concerts and clinics; supervision of the department’s musical and educational direction, including development and implementation of department goals and objectives, curriculum management and development, and technology support.
  • Electronic applications only. Please submit the following materials through this website in PDF or Word format. Address your materials to: Piano Chair Search Committee, ATTN: Ron Savage, Interim Dean, Performance Division, Berklee College of Music.
A letter of application
A current resume or CV
Letters of recommendation from at least two (2) references
Links to websites or online resources with representative samples of your performances
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. This search will remain open for applications until the position is filled.
  • Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.


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.
  • EACH APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
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.

Lincoln University: Staff Accompanist (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 04 September 2017)Edit

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS – STAFF ACCOMPANIST
  • JOB SUMMARY: This full time staff position is needed to serve the needs of a growing Performing Arts Program at Lincoln University. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable concerning methods and technique of piano accompaniment with musical theater, opera and choral performances.
  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibility will be accompanying the Lincoln University Concert Choir in both rehearsal and performance, as well as rehearsal and performance of “Schola Cantorum” and Male Glee Club. The Lincoln University Choirs perform 30 to 40 concerts annually at churches, festivals, recruitment trips, nursing homes, convocations and graduation ceremonies. Some trips and tours require weekend participation.
  • Related duties will include accompanying student juries. It is expected that the accompanist has the ability to transpose vocal scores, and sight read multiple styles of music such as popular, theatrical, opera, classical and contemporary scores.
  • The Staff Accompanist must possess the ability to follow the direction of the conductor and the ability to maintain cooperative working relationship with students, faculty and staff.
  • EDUCATION: B.M. in Piano Performance or accompanying. Master’s degree preferred.
  • EXPERIENCE: A record of successful experience in accompanying collegiate-level and professional musicians.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and required a flexible schedule including evening and weekend times. Travel for administrative work and performances are required. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1854, is the first historically Black university in the nation. Today we depend on our staff and employees to help provide the highest quality education to students with promise, potential, and determination.
  • The following materials constitute a complete application packet: (1) letter of application which discusses the candidate’s qualifications and particular suitability for the position; (2) a detailed and updated curriculum vitae; (3) three current professional letters of reference; and (4) both undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at this time).
  • Application should be submitted ASAP.

Middle Georgia State University: Assistant Professor of Keyboard (Deadline: 19 October 2017)Edit

  • Middle Georgia State University and the Department of Media, Culture, and the Arts are accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track Music position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 2018. This is a 10-month faculty position. We seek a pianist with practical experience in the music industry, an omnicultural perspective, and a vision for the 21st century aural skills curriculum. Expertise in classical and non-classical forms is a must, especially gospel and diverse commercial genres.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: An MM is required, but preference will be given to applicants with an earned doctorate in music and extensive experience in the music industry. Requirements also include a vibrant and continuing artistic practice. Teaching experience at the college or university level is an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to creative activity, teaching, and service.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: The position will remain posted until filled. For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Thursday, October 19, 2017.
  • TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “Assistant Professor of Keyboard”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Faculty application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; curriculum vitae; philosophy of teaching; four professional references and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts of all institutions attended. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Northwestern University: Associate Professor/Professor or Artist-in-Residence (Deadline: 16 October 2017)Edit

  • Music, Piano, Northwestern University, Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.
  • Associate Professor/Professor or Artist-in-Residence.
  • Begin September 1, 2018.
  • Qualifications: Required: Established national and international reputation as artist/teacher; proven record of successful teaching; ability to attract and recruit outstanding undergraduate/graduate students.
  • Preferred: Proven record of successful teaching in school or Conservatory of Music within a university; doctorate.
  • Responsibilities: Teach and recruit undergraduate and graduate students; maintain professional career as artist/teacher; serve on doctoral committees.
  • Additional teaching responsibilities include coaching chamber music, teaching courses in candidate's areas of interest and abilities.
  • Rank: Associate Professor/Professor or Artist-in Residence.
  • Application: Screening begins Monday, October 16, 2017 and continues until filled.
  • Submit a letter of interest; curriculum vitae or resume; names, addresses and phone numbers of three references via the online application: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MTc=
  • Note: Audio files cannot be uploaded to the online application system. Please submit one recording of a recent performance as a web link or audio file to musdean@northwestern.edu or mail CD to:
Piano Search Committee, c/o Ms. Tonya Glover
Northwestern University
Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-2405

San Antonio College: Faculty Instructor, Music (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 02 October 2017)Edit

  • Employment type: FA
  • Hours per Week: Varies
  • Hourly or Salaried: Salary
  • Entry Pay: Depends on education level
  • Funding source: Hard Money
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Location: Music
  • Requisition #: req3256
  • Outside working hours if other than M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Hours may vary and could include nights and weekends
  • Job Summary and Description: Full-time members of the faculty are professional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the Alamo Colleges’ mission, vision, values, and goal of providing a quality education for all students attending the colleges. Faculty members are classified according to the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Faculty members are protected by academic freedom and bound by its accompanying responsibilities. They are responsible to a College President, Chancellor, and Board of Trustees through the chain of command and accountable to the Board’s policies and administrative procedures. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, and facilitator of learning.
  • ​​Minimum Education and Experience: Master's degree in Music.
  • Preferred Education and Experience: Candidate has three years prior college teaching experience in applied piano, class piano, or classroom lecture courses.

SUNY Fredonia: Assistant Professor - Music (Piano) (Deadline: 16 October 2017)Edit

  • The Fredonia School of Music invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Class Piano (tenure track) to coordinate and teach in the class piano program, which intersects with all curricula. Position begins Fall 2018.
  • Reporting to the Director of the School of Music, the successful candidate will: Teach piano classes for pianist and non-pianist music majors; Contribute to curriculum development and refinement in collaboration with School of Music Faculty; Lead the Class Piano program (oversee teaching faculty and coordinate faculty teaching assignments, recommend and implement curricular and pedagogical practices that represent the best current practice in the field of piano instruction, oversee piano labs, including recruiting and supervision of student proctors and acquiring and maintaining equipment, schedule piano classes, administer the student placement process, coordinate standard exams); Participate on committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession; Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Music from an accredited institution; Demonstrated success in developing Class Piano curriculum; Demonstrated success in teaching Class Piano courses; Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission; Experience with instructional technology; Demonstrated commitment to the university, division, and profession.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated success in leading a Class Piano program with multiple teaching faculty; Interest in, and commitment to, community engagement.
  • Additional Information: This is a full-time, term appointed, tenure track position beginning August 20, 2018. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
  • Application Instructions: Interested candidates shall apply and submit the required documents listed below by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Complete applications received by October 16, 2017 will be given full consideration. Names and contact information for three professional references are required as part of the application.
Cover Letter
Resume/CV
  • Note: After submitting your Resume/CV, the subsequent page gives you instructions that enable you to upload the additional, required documents.

SUNY Fredonia: Lecturer - Collaborative Piano (Deadline: 20 October 2017)Edit

  • The Fredonia School of Music invites applications for a Lecturer in Collaborative Piano to assist with the School's piano program, with particular emphasis on further development of the Masters degree in Performance-Collaborative Piano. This is a full-time, one-year renewable appointment.
  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Director of the School of Music, the successful candidate will: Teach Collaborative Piano classes; Teach Class Piano to music majors as needed and assigned; Contribute to the Masters program in Performance-Collaborative Piano; Contribute to curriculum development and refinement; Provide academic advisement to students; Participate in committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession; Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in music from an accredited institution; Demonstrated experience teaching collaborative piano skills (sight-reading, transposing, improvisation, etc.); Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission; Experience with instructional technology; Demonstrated commitment to the university, division, and profession.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in music from an accredited institution; Demonstrated success in leading a Collaborative Piano Program; Demonstrated success in teaching Class Piano; Excellent piano performance skills; Interest in, and commitment to, community engagement.
  • Additional Information: This is a full-time, term appointed, non-tenure track position beginning August 20, 2018. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Application Instructions: Interested candidates shall apply and submit the required documents listed below by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Complete applications received by October 20, 2017 will be given full consideration. Names and contact information for three professional references are required as part of the application.
Cover Letter
Resume/CV
  • Note: After submitting your Resume/CV, the subsequent page gives you instructions that enable you to upload the additional, required documents. Please see the FAQ for using the online application system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

SUNY Potsdam: Assistant Professor of Keyboard (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 02 October 2017)Edit

  • Posting Number: U - 00239
  • Local Title if different: Assistant Professor of Keyboard
  • Job Category: Faculty
  • FLSA Classification: Exempt
  • Obligation: Academic Year
  • Appointment Start date: 09/01/2018
  • Appointment End date: 08/31/2020
  • Salary Grade: FAC
  • Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
  • Department: CRANE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
  • Search Contact(s): Heather Wheeler, Search Committee Chair
  • Search Contact Phone/Extension: 315-267-3192
  • Search Contact Email: wheelehl@potsdam.edu
  • Job Summary/Basic Function: Full-time, tenure-track position with teaching responsibilities in keyboard skills and functional keyboard for undergraduate music majors and possibly non-music majors. Student advising, service, and continued professional engagement are expected as part of the position.
  • Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in area appropriate to class piano/keyboard; demonstrated excellence in college-level group piano teaching; communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues; a demonstrated commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment in and out of the classroom
  • Preferred Qualifications: Completed doctorate in an appropriate field; evidence of relevant scholarly and/or creative activity; work, research or teaching involving underrepresented groups; collaborative work across various departments in fostering the success of underrepresented groups.
  • Supervisor: Dean of the Crane School of Music
  • Open Until Filled: Yes
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit a document listing at least three professional references with current e-mail and telephone contact information, describing briefly how long you have known each reference and in what capacity. No additional materials are requested at this time, but applicants may be requested at a later stage in the process to supply additional information, including video samples of teaching activity.

Texas Christian University: Professor of Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music (Deadline: 15 October 2017)Edit

  • Position Title: Professor of Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music
  • Position Number: 2017-F103
  • School/College: College of Fine Arts
  • Department: Music
  • Position: Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music (fulltime, tenure-track)
  • Date of Appointment: August 2018
  • Duties: Assume an active role in developing the collaborative piano and chamber music programs at TCU. Teaching duties may include applied lessons in collaborative piano and courses in collaborative piano literature according to experience and expertise. Actively recruit students for the Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano. Serve as mentor to students in the collaborative piano program. Coach students in all aspects of collaborative playing, including vocal accompanying and instrumental chamber music. Maintain an active professional artistic profile, advise undergraduate and graduate majors, participate in departmental activities appropriate for a faculty member at a major research university. Other duties as defined by the Director of the School of Music.
  • Rank and Salary: Tenure track position; rank and salary negotiable depending on experience.
  • Contract Period: August 2018-May 2019
  • Qualifications Required: Doctorate or equivalent experience. Demonstrable success in teaching at the college level. Performing experience as a collaborative pianist in both vocal and instrumental areas.
  • Applications: Only online applications will be accepted. Applications should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, programs, additional references, copies of publications and/or other examples of scholarship and teaching success, three confidential letters of recommendation emailed directly from the reviewer or dossier service to hremployment@tcu.edu. Finalists may be asked to submit additional materials. Only electronic materials will be accepted. Uploading instructions are available at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. Application review will begin October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

University of Michigan: Teacher of Jazz Piano (Deadline: 15 November 2017)Edit

  • Job Opening ID: 148785
  • Working Title: Teacher of Jazz Piano
  • Job Title: ASST PROFESSOR
  • Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Department: School of Music,Theatre&Dance
  • Posting Begin/End Date: 10/11/2017 – 11/15/2017
  • How to Apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae including evidence of performance and teaching activity, and a list of five references with contact information (letters are not required at this time). (Do not send recordings at this time). Applications should be received by November 15, 2017, to ensure full consideration. Materials should be sent to: smtd-searchcommittee@umich.edu Please add Jazz Teacher in the subject line of the email.
  • Responsibilities: Teach jazz piano to undergraduate and Masters’ level jazz majors and qualified students in other curricula within the School of Music, Theatre & Dance; recruit students of high caliber; maintain national and international recognition as performer and teacher; participate in faculty governance responsibilities. Other teaching duties to include combo coaching, graduate improvisation and possible coursework in Jazz History, Jazz Theory, Jazz Composition or other areas in accordance with candidate’s interest and expertise.
  • RANK: OPEN
  • Required Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of jazz repertoire and improvisation pedagogy; sustained and distinguished professional record as a performer and teacher.

University of Missouri-Kansas City: Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Piano (Deadline: 01 October 2017)Edit

  • Job ID: 24117
  • Location: UMKC Volker Campus
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • The Conservatory of Music and Dance at University of Missouri – Kansas City is seeking applicants for our an Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Piano faculty position. This is a 9-month, full-time, Tenured/Tenure-Track, benefits eligible position. Rank will be determined based upon experience and credentials.
  • Job Description: Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Teach all applied piano levels, chamber music, and piano literature to both undergraduate and graduate students. Maintain a nationally prominent performance / research career. Contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the Keyboard Studies Division. Contribute to the academic and service environments that are characteristic of a conservatory within a university. Enrich the cultural environment of the Kansas City metropolitan community.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated successful experience teaching piano in a university setting; evidence of the ability to recruit and retain students; significant record of appropriate scholarly / creative activity; doctoral degree in piano performance (ABD considered) or equivalent professional experience.
  • Full Time/Part Time: Full-time, benefits eligible.
  • Salary: Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Application Instructions: Application Materials to be submitted online: Application form; application letter; and curriculum vitae, including educational background, previous academic appointments, and artistic credentials. See position posting at UMKC Human Resources website at http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ , use keyword ‘piano’.
  • Supporting materials: Please have three of your references send confidential letters of recommendation directly to Carol Dale dalec@umkc.edu or to:
Piano Search
UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
417 Olson PAC
4949 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
  • Review of applicants: Review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Lethbridge: Assistant Professor of Piano (Deadline: 31 October 2017)Edit

  • Job Title: Assistant Professor of Piano - Tenure Track
  • Position Details: The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Music, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Piano at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2018. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Governors.
  • A completed doctorate is preferred. Applicants who are ABD and/or nearing completion of their degree or those with commensurate professional experience will also be considered. “Commensurate professional experience” refers to a substantial career as a performing artist with an equal reputation as a pedagogue at the post-secondary level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Piano Studio. Teaching duties in other areas of the Music Department, such as Musicianship Skills, Music Theory or Music History, will be assigned depending upon the candidate’s secondary proficiencies. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the M.Mus. Music graduate program. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research/performance/ creative activities. Administrative contributions to the Department of Music, the Faculty of Fine Arts, and University community are expected.
  • Interested applicants are asked to submit the following documents through the online portal:
a letter of interest describing all areas of teaching expertise and professional activity,
a current curriculum vitae
statement of teaching philosophy
audio and/or video samples of recent performances
  • Applicants will also be asked to input the names and contact information of three qualified referees who can assess teaching and research/creative activity. The said referees will then be sent a link where they will be asked to upload a confidential letter of reference to your application.
  • Electronic image, audio, or video submissions must be received on a USB drive, or made accessible via a link to a live URL in the event that they exceed 9 MB.
  • USB drives and URLs may be sent by mail, or email to:
Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 329-2126
E-mail: finearts.dean@uleth.ca
  • Please ensure that your name and the name of the position are referred to in any additional emailed or mailed documents.
  • Applications must be received by the closing date of October 31, 2017.
  • The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

University of Missouri-Kansas City: Jack Strandberg / Missouri Endowed Chair of Piano (Professor) (Deadline: 01 October 2017)Edit

  • Job ID: 24113
  • Location: UMKC Volker Campus
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • The Conservatory of Music and Dance at University of Missouri – Kansas City is seeking applicants for our esteemed Jack Strandberg Missouri Endowed Chair of Piano faculty position at Professor rank. This is a 9-month, full-time, Tenured/Tenure-Track, benefits eligible position. Rank will be determined based upon experience and credentials.
  • Job Description: Position responsibilities include teaching all applied piano levels and chamber music to undergraduate and graduate students; maintain a nationally and internationally prominent performance / research career; contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the keyboard Studies Division; contribute to the academic and service environments that are characteristic to a conservatory within a university; and enrich the cultural environment of the Kansas City metropolitan community.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated highly successful experience teaching piano in a university setting; strong evidence of the ability to recruit and retain excellent students; significant record of national and international scholarly/creative activity; doctoral degree in piano performance or equivalent professional experience.
  • Full Time/Part Time: Full-time, benefits eligible.
  • Salary: Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Application Instructions: Application Materials to be submitted online: Application form; application letter; and curriculum vitae, including educational background, previous academic appointments, and artistic credentials. See position posting at UMKC Human Resources website at http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ , use keyword ‘piano’.
  • Supporting materials: Please have three of your references send confidential letters of recommendation directly to Carol Dale dalec@umkc.edu or to:
Piano Search
UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
417 Olson PAC
4949 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
  • Review of applicants: Review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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: m.mora@unsw.edu.au, T: (61 2) 9385 7163
  • Applications close: 25 August 2017

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley: Lecturer in Applied and Collaborative Piano (3-years, 2 positions) (Deadline: 08 January 2018)Edit

  • Posting Number: FRGV0658
  • Working Title: School of Music: Three Year Lecturer in Applied and Collaborative Piano
  • Number of Vacancies: 2
  • Location: Rio Grande Valley
  • Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
  • FTE: 1
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for 3-year Lecturer positions in Applied and Collaborative Piano (two positions) to join the School of Music in Fall 2018. Primary responsibilities include teaching applied piano and other piano-related courses; accompanying undergraduate and graduate instrumental and vocal students; and other duties assigned by the Director of the School of Music/Dean. The position requires a demonstrated record of successful solo and collaborative performance and a successful teaching record at the university level. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for continued scholarly/performance and recruitment activities. This position requires instruction on both the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses. Other expectations include enthusiastic participation in recruitment/outreach events, collegial participation in service activities, and student mentoring. The successful candidate will be assigned the standard academic teaching load for a 3-Year Lecturer. UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV’s vision, mission and core priorities (http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/strategic-plan/index.htm).
  • Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Musical Arts degree is required from an accredited university, experience teaching applied and class piano, and successful record of solo and collaborative performance experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications: University level teaching experience beyond the teaching assistant demonstrated success in recruitment, experience working with instrumental soloists and vocalists, and evidence of working collegially within a multi-faculty piano area.
  • Desired Start Date: 09/01/2018
  • Open Date: 10/10/2017
  • Close Date: 01/08/2018

University of Utah: Assistant Professor in Piano (Deadline: 07 January 2018)Edit

  • Proposed Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
  • Department: 00078 - School of Music
  • Track: Tenure Track
  • New Position to Begin: July 01, 2018
  • DUTIES: (1) Maintain a record of performances that indicates continuing growth and national/international visibility; (2) teach studio piano and other possible teaching assignments in support of the needs of the School of Music; (3) supervise undergraduate recitals, graduate recitals, and DMA documents; (4) recruit and advise undergraduate and graduate piano majors; (5) contribute to the coordination and advancement of the Piano curriculum; (6) participate on committees, including doctoral committees; (7) and perform other appropriate college, university, and professional service.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: (1) Earned doctorate in Piano Performance or its equivalent in professional experience; (2) demonstrated evidence of successful applied teaching at the university level; (3) artist-level performer. In addition to a vibrant solo/chamber concert career, commercial recordings and/or being under professional management are desirable. We are seeking an accomplished and creative musician with a national/international reputation in performance, who demonstrates every promise of attaining professional distinction, as defined in our retention, tenure, and promotion guidelines. https://music.utah.edu/faculty/resources.php
  • Special Instructions for Candidates: The letter of application, CV (including the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3 to 5 persons who can provide references), 3 confidential letters of recommendation (uploaded directly by recommenders), succinct teaching philosophy statement, and (unofficial) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be submitted electronically. In the cover letter please submit a link (URL) to an unedited 30-minute video of recent solo performances. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Candidates should complete their on-line application prior to January 07, 2018 to ensure full consideration. Candidates who proceed to the final level will be required to participate in a routine criminal background check and to provide official transcripts. For more information, or to suggest nominations for this position, please contact Prof. Ning Lu, Chair of the Search Committee, at ning.lu@music.utah.edu. Do not send other materials unless requested. Appointment is subject to available funding.
  • Open Date: 09/27/2017

Western Illinois University: Music Assistant Professor, Theory/Class Piano (Deadline: 01 November 2017)Edit

  • APPOINTMENT: August, 2018
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach written and/or aural theory and class piano. Additional teaching assignments dependent upon qualifications and departmental need.
  • RANK & SALARY: Assistant Professor. Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.
  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Theory, Piano Pedagogy or other appropriately related terminal degree.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful college teaching experience.
  • For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body).
  • APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts and any certifications/licenses required, official copies will be requested of selected candidate
5) one-page statement of teaching philosophy
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
  • Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/
  • In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.
  • Screening will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Anita Hardeman at A-Hardeman@wiu.edu
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2017-18.

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