MSJ Part Time Lecturer

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-06-12
Req: R100032762
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Part-Time Lecturer, Studio Music and Jazz

The University of Miami Frost School of Music is accepting applications for a Part-Time Lecturer for the Studio Music and Jazz department.  The salary is competitive. The successful candidate will have a strong record of accomplishment and demonstrated performance experience in jazz styles.  Candidate will have significant experience teaching jazz and teaching/directing ensembles and/or small groups in a university music school or conservatory context. 

Principal duties include teaching in the Studio Music and Jazz department. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please upload letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, 3 letters of recommendation to the Workday portal through link online when applying. Please send link(s) to any recordings and samples/videos of work and/or performances to Thierry Bien-Aime at [email protected]

Required qualifications:  

         Substantive national and/or international credits in the music industry and   

         demonstrated expertise in jazz performance. 

Experience teaching technique, theory, and style with a focus on jazz, among other genres.

         Experience teaching non-traditional music students.

         Doctoral degree in music is preferred. However, candidates with exceptional

         professional and/or academic credentials will also be considered.

         Familiarity with either Finale or Sibelius notation software. 

Desired qualifications

         Demonstrated proficiency in jazz piano, and jazz harmony 

         Experience teaching jazz piano, jazz harmony, jazz improvisation,        

         jazz composition. 

         Experience teaching/directing small jazz combos or large jazz ensembles. 

         Proficiency with Digital Audio Workstations, such as ProTools Ableton Live,

         Logic, Cubase.  

The University of Miami is a private, independent, comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 15, 650 students from all fifty states and over 114 countries.  The main campus is located in Coral Gables, a residential suburb of Miami.  The Frost School of Music has an enrollment of approximately 750 majors in 31 programs leading toward B.A., B.S., M.M., M.S., D.M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. These programs are served by approximately 71 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members, and over 130 graduate teaching assistants. 

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females, Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.  

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.




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Posted: 6/27/2019
Application Due: 8/26/2019
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