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Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position: Lecturer

General Information:

Full-Time Lecturer, Aural Skills. Non-tenure track. Initial appointment for one year with possibility of renewal. Starting date: September 1, 2011


Masters degree in music required. Doctorate or ABD in music theory or related area preferred. A record of excellence in college or university teaching, fluency with movable-do solmization, and excellent error-detection skills required. Experience teaching college-level aural skills classes.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Core responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in aural skills and supervising aural skills teaching assistants. Additional teaching assignments will include: bibliography course for graduate students, general education courses and/or other assignments based on the needs of the department. Maintain regional and national visibility as a scholar as part of professional development. Applicant must be willing and available to address responsibilities during regular work week, as needed. Advise undergraduate and graduate students, serve on committees and perform other university and professional service, as appropriate.

Salary Range: Commensurate with Lecturer rank. Contingent on funding.

Items to Send:

Applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching, and three current letters of recommendation with reference contact information. Additional supporting materials may be required of finalists.

Deadline: open until filled


Professor Gary S. Karpinski, Chair
Aural Skills Search Committee
Department of Music and Dance
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9274

Date Listed: 09/14/2010

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