Effective Date of Appointment: January 19, 2017
All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank.
The Department of Music solicits applications for several categories of instruction. For the 2016-2017 Academic Year there exists the potential for part-time need in the following areas: Anticipated needs:
Courses or Specialization Qualifications Current Salary Range Music Theory (traditional)
Appropriate graduate degree or equivalent in Music Theory or Composition. Strong record of college-level teaching experience and ability in this field. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Good professional references.
Applied Music Lessons - Winds and Strings only
Masters or doctorate, or holding or have had a significant performance career and outstanding record of professional performance in a specific applied area. Current outstanding professional references in specific applied area. Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population.
Appropriate graduate degree or equivalent in Music Industry and/or related fields. Strong record of relevant teaching experience in this area. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Good professional references.
Appropriate graduate degree or equivalent. Strong record of college level teaching experience and ability in this area. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Good professional references.
Application Process: Applicants should forward a current resume and a letter which designates specific courses or areas they are interested in teaching and, whenever possible, times available for teaching assignments. The resume should include educational background, prior teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and/or related professional experience. Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:
Ric Alviso, chair
Department of Music California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8314 Application deadline: For Spring 2017 Semester Only: November 30, 2016
Final determination of part-time teaching assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.
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http://www.csun.edu/sites/default/files/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.
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