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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Music (Teacher of Viola) -1 Position to be Filled

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 8/31/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200068F

Position Title Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Music (Teacher of Viola) -1 Position to be Filled

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.

College College of Arts & Media

Department School of Music

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Responsibilities: effectively teach applied viola students at various levels of accomplishment, actively recruit and retain talented students, coach chamber ensembles, and perform with the Kolonneh Chamber Players (faculty ensemble combinations). If desired, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to teach music related courses depending on needs and interests.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Viola Performance required.

Experience Required for the Position

Candidates with extensive studio teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated success as a solo and chamber performer expected. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential and is in keeping with the needs and mission of the School of Music.

Other Specifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate an interest in developing a comprehensive musical awareness in all students and will work effectively with faculty colleagues to enhance the offerings of a dynamic and growing string department.

Submit application, letter of interest, vitae, university transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation. Other supporting materials may be requested at a later date. In order to help provide a safe and secure educational environment, Sam Houston State University verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Javier Pinell Chair – Viola Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208

Interim Part-Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States