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Music – Part-time Applied Music Instructor in Guitar

Colby College
Waterville, Maine

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Music – Part-time Applied Music Instructor in Guitar

Waterville, Maine
Open Date:
Apr 1, 2024
Close Date:
Apr 19, 2024

The Music Department of Colby College in Waterville, Maine invites applications for an Applied Music Instructor in Guitar (one year, renewable, part-time, no benefits) beginning fall semester 2024.


Principal duties will include teaching weekly individual applied guitar lessons, participating in recruitment of students from campus and supporting performance opportunities for the guitar students. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until April 19.


For questions, contact Professor Y. Lily Funahashi at


We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our college, including its cultural and ethnic diversity.


For more information about the College, please visit our website:




The successful candidate will have experience teaching acoustic and electric guitar at all levels.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should send application materials through Interfolio using the following link:


Please include: 

1.  Cover letter.

2.  Resume that outlines academic and performance history, teaching experience, examples of recent concert programs, links to videos of performances and teaching demonstrations.

3.  Three letters of recommendation.

For questions, contact Professor Y. Lily Funahashi at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.


Working at Colby College 

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 57 majors or developing their own. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships offer robust opportunities to prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby is home to a community of 1,850 dedicated and diverse students from around the globe. Its Maine location provides easy access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences.

Under the leadership of its new president, David A. Greene, Colby is building on this strong foundation while remaining committed to excellence, to supporting students and faculty at the highest levels, and to the College’s deep liberal arts traditions. This new chapter includes plans for creating innovative academic initiatives and partnerships, strengthening the connections between the liberal arts and the professional world, revitalizing downtown Waterville, and pursuing significant capital projects for performing arts and athletics.

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