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How to Apply

Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).


Date of Announcement:   June 15, 2012

Job Title:   Applied Music Instructor

Position Description:  The Department of Music is seeking individuals to serve as temporary/part-time faculty. Qualified applicants will be included in a "pool" which will be used to provide applied lessons when the need arises. Possible assignments include piano, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, guitar.

Qualifications/Experience:  Earned Bachelor’s Degree plus 15 semester hours of graduate credit in music (or appropriate professional experience beyond the Bachelor’s Degree) and performance-level proficiency in applied teaching area required. Master’s degree preferred. Demonstrated competence in teaching and/or teaching experience required. College-level teaching experience and ability to work with diverse populations preferred. Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process, as judged by the department faculty.

Term: Temporary only

Appointment date: An open pool of applicants will be maintained during the two-year period from June 15, 2012, to June 15, 2014. Assignments will be made as needed.

Salary: Determined by collective bargaining agreement and teaching credits assigned. Minimum $705.11/student/semester.  (1 credit, instructor rank).

Application Process: Send application letter, vitae, transcript copies (undergraduate and graduate-finalists may be asked to send official transcripts), three letters of recommendation (with phone numbers and e-mail addresses), performance CD to:  Dr. Matthew Slotkin, Chair; Applied Music Pool Search; Bloomsburg University of PA Division of Music; 400 E. 2nd St;  Bloomsburg,   PA  17815. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Completing searches is contingent on available funding. The university encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.