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Adjunct Lecturer - Applied Music Lessons

William & Mary
William & Mary

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Adjunct Lecturer - Applied Music Lessons

Unit Mission Statement:

The Department of Music is committed to teaching the discipline of music through its interrelated subdisciplines (music theory, musicology, ethnomusicology, music technology, performance, and composition) in the context of a liberal arts curriculum. The Department of Music strives to create a learning environment that encourages the intellectual and personal development of student and teacher alike; we do so by integrating the transmission of knowledge with original research, composition, and performance. The department’s course offerings represent a standing commitment to the study of diverse musical styles and the musics of many cultures. At the same time, we also recognize the vital importance of continuing to teach the traditions that have historically informed the practice of music in the United States and Europe.

Position Summary:

The Department of Music at William & Mary is recruiting a pool of persons for possible part-time adjunct teaching positions. This pool will be accessed ONLY when an opening arises. Your credentials will remain active as long as the pool position is available but no more than one year. After one year, if you are still interested, you must reapply to the most current adjunct pool.
Candidates interested in adjunct teaching positions should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information. In your cover letter, please specify those courses related to the position that you are qualified to offer and would be interested in teaching.
If you have recently submitted an application for an instructional position at William & Mary via the online system your existing application documents can be easily uploaded to this position pool. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The review of applications is ongoing.

The Department of Music at William & Mary is currently recruiting for the following areas
Violin/Viola, Jazz Drumset, Viola da Gamba, Voice, Trombone, Jazz Guitar

Required Qualifications:

B.A. or equivalent in Music or related field. Experience in music instruction to students at the college level.

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3KC210 Music Dept


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Special Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter to include a statement research and teaching interests, and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, please submit application materials by the review date, May 24, 2023. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.

Information on the degree programs in the Department of Music may be found at

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:

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