Adjunct - Music

Husson University
Bangor, ME, ME

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution

Job Details


The College of Science and Humanities is seeking adjunct instructors to teach FA 135 Piano and Keyboard Basics and FA 203 Sounds like Music in Fall 2023 semester. This is an on-campus position.

Examples of Duties

Teaching college-level courses in piano and keyboard or music appreciation and all that this entails, including, but not limited to these tasks:
  • Adapting the current syllabus and creating course outcomes and learning objectives; creating course assessments, lectures, class activities, readings, and assignments that help students obtain those objectives; assessment and grading of students, meeting/communicating with the class and with students outside of class as needed
  • Meeting/communicating with Chair or Dean as needed or required,
  • Using Husson University’s Canvas course management system, the faculty portal for grade submissions, and campus email systems
  • Abiding by and applying relevant Husson Academic Policies and standards
  • Typical Qualifications

    A completed Master’s degree in Music Education or related degree is required; a successful record of teaching college courses in music strongly preferred. Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: • Knowledge of a broad range of music disciplines, such as history, theory, and performance. • Knowledge of a broad range of instruments, audio technology, and musical genres, including some knowledge of contemporary and popular styles with which students are likely familiar (rock, rap, hip hop, R&B, electronica, etc.) • Ability to relate to students of diverse backgrounds and musical interests, broaden their musical horizons, and challenge them creatively and academically • Ability to work collegially in common purpose with other faculty in the humanities and fine arts to strengthen the presence of the arts at Husson University



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