University of Colorado - College of Arts and Media


The Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver seeks a part-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer of Music.

This appointment requires 100% teaching, but will be limited to 1-2 courses per semester. Teaching assignments will include undergraduate level courses in class piano, music appreciation, music theory, ear training, and other courses as assigned by the chair. Teaching responsibilities may also include other areas relevant to the Department's programs and candidate's expertise.

Lecturers in the must department conduct college-level courses in music & performance related fields. Lecturers are responsible for the preparation and scheduling of weekly applied lessons, and to prepare students for performance juries and recitals.

Appointment begins August 14, 2017. Lecturer appointments are part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Disciple knowledge and classroom or applied experience in areas of need. Candidates must Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. In addition, candidates should have a willingness to participate in the growth and development of the music program.

Minimum Requirements

Masters degree in related music or music performance field. Significant professional industry experience may substitute for the degree.

Preferred Requirements

Experience teaching in a higher education environment.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary depends on the number of credit hours per class and ranges from $1,265 to $4,815 per course. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 10594

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30121 - CAM-Music & Entertain Inds Stu

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Aug 4, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Richard Strasser

Posting Contact Email: richard.strasser@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00736841


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