Starting Date: August 2018
SALARY: Pay is based on a per-credit wage.
Responsilities: Teach applied studio horn (students may be music majors, music minors, or non-majors). The studio is projected to consist of 3-4 students. The instructor must be capable of successfully working with a wide range of musicians and musical goals, from performance majors to non-majors. In a given semester, students typically take ten 45-minute lessons (for one credit) or 14 one-hour lessons (for two credits). Additional responsibilities include: attendance at juries each semester, 1-2 department meetings per year, attendance at horn junior/senior recitals, occasional performance duties (some receive additional stipends).
Qualifications: Masters degree or doctorate. Teaching experience at the college level is desired. The candidate must be active as a performer on horn and willing to recruit students to Concordia University Irvine. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and be able to communicate effectively in English. In accordance Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and with the university’s status as a church-operated institution, all adjunct faculty members must be practicing Christians active at a Christian church.
General Information: Concordia University Irvine offers an excellent liberal arts education in the Lutheran tradition for approximately 4500 students, 1400 of whom are undergraduates. The Department of Music, with 45 music majors and over 140 non-majors involved in performance ensembles, has 30 faculty members (full and part time). Music majors may earn a Bachelor of Arts in Music with optional concentrations in church music, music education, commercial music, composition, or performance. There is strong potential for significant growth in the coming years, as a new music building will be opened in 2019. Concordia has a wind orchestra, symphony orchestra, jazz ensembles, chamber ensembles, Americana Ensemble, Commercial Music Ensemble, 4 choirs, 4 hand bell groups, and several worship bands. Students may study any standard orchestral or church instrument with superior professional faculty performers. www.cui.edu
Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age. However, Concordia University, Irvine is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. It is our desire to build an employee community of individuals who are currently actively living out their Christian faith.
Application Procedure: Prepare a completed application, resume or CV, transcripts, and cover letter. Please include links to performance videos. Please email application materials to email@example.com
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin in late July. Please note that classes begin on August 20.