Adjunct Instructor of Music; Applied Piano

University of Mary

Adjunct Instructor of Music, Applied Piano

Duties of the Position

• Teach Applied Music Piano (MUS 201 01 and MUS 401 01) to music students for whom piano is the primary performance area
• Prepare students for recitals as per their program requirements (MUS 371 and MUS 471)
• Possible academic courses in music theory, aural skills, or music appreciation
• Maintain accurate student records, including syllabi, attendance, and grading using the University of Mary Learning Management Systems
• Contribute to the ethos of the Music Department and the School of Arts and Sciences
• Uphold the mission and values of the University of Mary and the Department of Music


• Compensation for Applied Music and Recitals is based on a per credit/per student system at the University rate
• Compensation for other courses is based on the University rate for adjunct course instruction
• There are no benefits associated with this position

Position Requirements

• Masters degree in music with an emphasis in piano performance; doctorate degree preferred
• Significant experience teaching advanced piano students
• U.S. Citizenship or appropriate work visa

Dates of Employment: September 2023 through April 2024, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years.

To apply for this position:

• Complete the Employment Application and Hiring for Mission Statement found at https://www.umary.edu/about/jobs.php
• Submit a cover letter stating your interest in the position
• Submit a CV outlining your experience as a performer/teacher
• Submit university transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process; official transcripts are required for hiring)
• Submit a link to a recent solo or collaborative performance recording (audio or video)

If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Tom Porter, Chair, Department of Music, 701-471-0067, mailto:tjporter@umary.edu.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/4099214

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