Adjunct Faculty - Music-1

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2018-06-20
Req: R-008140
Job Title

Adjunct Faculty - Music-1


Texas A&M University - Commerce



Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

APPLICANT: Before you apply please have all documents available to upload during the application process. See Instructions below.

The Department of Music is hiring adjuncts to instruct part time beginning Fall 2018.

Major/Essential Duties:      

Job Summary: Teach courses in areas of departmental need, which could include; any instrumental or vocal studio area, music theory, music history, music education, string techniques, and/or ensemble conducting.  Successful applicants will teach up to seven semester credit hours within the required discipline at on campus or off-campus sites, or online, as dictated by departmental needs and student demand; hold office hours; assist students as needed.

Occasional Duties:    Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience:       

A terminal degree in Music or a closely related field is required to teach graduate coursework. A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the field is required to teach undergraduate courses.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Preference will be given to candidates who hold current relevant professional credentials.

College or university teaching experience.

Evidence of teaching excellence and/or successful performance experience.

Prior teaching experience in K-12 music settings, as dictated by specific classroom needs.

Experience working with culturally diverse populations.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. 

Documents that must be submitted online include the following:

Completed application Cover Letter
Three professional references with complete contact information All Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted and are required with application. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution prior to a letter of appointment being issued.) 

If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Other Requirements:

  • A criminal history report will be obtained on position finalists.
  • Texas law requires that males age 18 through 25, be properly registered with the Selective Service System in order to be eligible for employment.
  • The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties.

Commitment to Diversity

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.  

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to upload documents.  The page “My Experience” has a boxed area labeled “Resume/CV” to drop or upload files.  Here is where you are required to drop/upload the following:

•                 Cover Letter

•                 Resume/CV

•                 At least 3 references and their full contact information, and

•                 Transcripts (if a degree is required)

Applications submitted to Texas A&M University-Commerce must have all required documents provided by the applicant. Failure to provide a completed job application could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an EO/AA employer.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 8/27/2019
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