With approximately 300 music students, The University of Denver's Lamont School of Music in The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is a highly selective and nationally renowned music program. An accredited institutional member of NASM, Lamont is distinguished by an exceptionally talented and diverse student body as well as a faculty recognized nationally and internationally who tour, record, perform, publish, present scholarly work, and compose at the highest professional levels.
The Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver seeks to hire adjunct instructors for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. These may include, but are not limited to, studio instruction in multiple music styles, ensemble directing or coaching, and academic courses.
Provide instruction in academic classes, ensembles, and/or applied music
For faculty offering studio instruction, assist in auditioning and recruiting students
Grading student work which encompasses, as applicable, assignments & exams, juries, and comprehensive assessments related to degree completion
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
For faculty offering studio instruction: ability to recruit students
Teach and work effectively with diverse populations
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, faculty, and staff
Master's degree in Music or equivalent professional experience
Prior teaching experience in higher education
Regional, national, or international reputation in area(s) of expertise
The pay rate encompasses a range from $824.00-$4360.00.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, these positions will remain open until filled.
Candidates must apply online through https://www.du.edu/jobs/ to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Please include the following documents with your application:
Cover letter outlining area(s) of interest, expertise, and availability
The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.