Lecturer-Studio Lessons

Princeton, NJ
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Music - 21100

Position Summary
The Department of Music seeks candidates for several part-time, semester-long, renewable positions to oversee and participate in our studio lesson program. Responsibilities include: teaching private lessons to Princeton University students, coordination of lesson programs for the instructional focus, review and evaluation of admission tapes; review, evaluation and placement of students who audition for lessons; meeting prospective students, student advising, and writing letters of recommendation.

Other responsibilities may include programming for Richardson Chamber Players; presenting master classes, coaching student soloists and ensembles, adjudication of senior recitals and soloist competitions and presentation of studio concerts at the end of the academic year.

Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in music courses subject to Departmental need and approval by the Dean of the Faculty. Positions perform their own administrative and clerical support functions.

Essential Qualifications
Candidates must have an advanced degree in music or equivalent experience with a major emphasis and demonstrated experience in one of the following: bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, flute, French horn, guitar (classical and/or contemporary), harp, oboe, percussion (classical), trombone, trumpet, tuba, violin or viola, voice or keyboard. They must also demonstrate knowledge and ability in ensemble direction, studio teaching and repertoire.

Candidates must submit an application online at http:/jobs.princeton.edu, including a cover letter and CV.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a college or university setting, experience coaching soloists and ensembles, and teaching of master classes.

Directory Title
Job Function
Regular Faculty
FR 090
Standard Hours

Part Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Other-see essential qualifications
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Proposed Start Date
End Date, if a Term Appointment

Comments related to end date:
Appointments are made on an as needed basis per semester
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


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