Adjunct/Lecturer, Music Applied + Performance

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  • Opening Date: 2017-10-31
  • Job Opening Id: 514171
  • College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts
  • Department: Music

Job Information

The School of Music at Florida International University offers degree programs in Music Performance, Education, Business, Technology, as well as general appreciation courses for non-music majors, employing adjunct instructors in each discipline or subject. In the area of Performance, adjunct instructors teach the great majority of applied lessons in nearly all instrumental and vocal categories and genres. In some cases, adjunct instructors also direct a variety of small combo and chamber music ensembles and, occasionally, large ensembles.

 

Minimum Qualifications

As a minimum qualification to be considered for any of these positions, the prospective adjunct instructor must hold a master’s degree and/or demonstrated skill and knowledge of the instructional material.  In order to teach graduate level courses, anyone holding a master’s degree must demonstrate enough experience and knowledge of the subject to be credentialed by the FIU Graduate School.  Preferred qualifications for all subjects would include a doctorate, or terminal degree in the area of instruction.

In some cases, adjunct instructors in Applied Music & Performance may also be asked to teach related courses in Music Academics.  To give instruction in these areas, the adjunct instructor should have received training in the subject matter as part of their degree program. It is also preferred that the adjunct instructor have demonstrable experience teaching the subject matter.
 

Desired Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for all subjects would include a doctorate, or terminal degree in the area of instruction and extensive active performance or teaching experience in the subject matter.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Background Check

 

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.

 

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest.  Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.

 

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2016/04/Campus_Security_Report__Safety_Guide.pdf.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

 

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