Lecturer in Music

Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer in Music
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary	
Staff Accompanist, full-time non–tenure-track position as Lecturer in Music, beginning August of 2017. The position is two-thirds accompanying-related and one-third other, with duties as follows: primarily accompany the department's students and faculty, and occasionally accompany ensemble rehearsals and performances as needed; coordinate all departmental accompanying assignments, including those of student accompanists, and coach student accompanists; teach required music courses dependent on qualifications and departmental need; possibly teach applied piano when needed; and other duties as assigned. Review of applications will begin April 3 and continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications	
A graduate degree in accompanying/collaborative piano is required (master's or doctorate). Evidence of successful performance as accompanist/collaborator and strong sight-reading ability are required.

Preferred Qualifications	
Teaching experience in accompanying/collaborative piano, applied piano, and other music courses at the college level is preferred.

Special Instructions to the Applicant	
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including references, three current letters of recommendation, links to at least three video recordings of live collaborative performances, and a repertoire list of collaborative and chamber works online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to the department chair, Dr. David Steinau, steinau@susqu.edu.

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