Adjunct Instructor in Music Education-String Methods Fall 2021

Job description

The College of New Jersey Department of Music invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor in Music Education to teach String Methods for Music Education majors, starting during the week of August 31, 2021. A per semester contract is renewable. (For AY 2021-22, Fall semester runs from August 31-December 22, and the Spring semester from January 24- May 17.)

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide course syllabus, schedule card, and mid-term and final grades in a timely manner.
  • Administer the final exam during the designated final exam period.
  • (Possibly) supervise student teachers depending upon candidate's qualification/interest and departmental needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's degree in Music Education or String Performance.
  • A proven record of successful teaching experience in K-12 and/or in collegiate level (including as a TA).
  • Evidence of a strong background and experience in string pedagogy.
  • Familiarity with New Jersey teacher evaluation models.
  • The availability to teach a weekly 80-minute class on TCNJ's campus (Ewing, NJ).


  • Salary is commensurate to 1 Faculty Weighted Hour (w/ current rate of $1800.00.)
  • There will be no travel/moving cost reimbursement or working visa support attached to this position.


Qualified candidates should apply online and submit 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) a list of five current references preferably who are in the academic/education context along with their contact information. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Please do not send further materials (recordings, teaching evaluations, publications) unless requested. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue a viable finalist has been identified. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.


Further questions may be directed to Dr. Colleen Sears, Department of Music Chairperson/Coordinator of Music Education at

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.




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Job No: 21000460
Posted: 4/21/2021
Application Due: 6/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable