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Adjunct Faculty in Music Appreciation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

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Adjunct Faculty in Music Appreciation


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department of Language, Literature, and Arts

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San Antonio, Texas

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Position: Adjunct Faculty in Music Appreciation

Description: Part-time faculty on the San Antonio campus. The successful candidate will teach lower-division undergraduate sections of the general education, first-year course MUSI 1306 (Music Appreciation). Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. Teaching assignments are all in face-to-face format and may include day or night classes.

Salary: $3000/course

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Music or Music Education, or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution;

  • 18 graduate hours in Music or Music Education or similar field.

  • College or University teaching experience preferred.

  • Experience with hands-on teaching techniques preferred.

  • Familiarity with the needs of a non-traditional, first-generation, culturally diverse student body.

  • Completed Ph.D. in Music or Music Education preferred

Texas A&M University-San Antonio: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is part of the Texas A&M University System. A&M-SA is a new campus in the established A&M system, serving students (undergraduate and graduate) from a culturally diverse and largely non­traditional population. The current enrollment is approximately 6,400.

Application Process: Applicants must complete the application, and attach a letter of interest, and curriculum vitae on our online employment system: Also, applicants must submit a complete set of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are not necessary to complete the initial application) and contact information for at least two references.

Music Adjunct Faculty Position
c/o Julie Hebert
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Dept of Language, Literature, and Arts I College of Arts & Sciences
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

The position is open until filled.

Finalists will be required to provide at least two current original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair at the address above. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature.

Before issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of Academic Affairs, TAMU-SA, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. 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.

Applicants must complete the following:

    • Online Application

    • Letter of interest

    • Curriculum vitae

    • Contact information for two reference

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact Human Resources at 210.784.2058.

The selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for
this position.

Please direct any questions to Katherine Gillen at

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is committed to excellence; the University invites applications from all qualified applicants.

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link:

Make sure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210.784.2058

Once your application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

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Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
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  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio


Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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