Position overview Salary range:
Lecturer - Teacher Special Programs (TSP) Department of Music
$100/hr Percent time:
Part-time at 10%. Anticipated start:
Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March. Position duration:
Semester Application Window
January 31st, 2022
Most recent review date:
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Friday, Dec 16, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley
invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of instruments for one-on-one and/or group instruction. Teachers of Special Programs are hired as needs arise during the fall, spring and/or summer.
The majority of Teachers Special Programs positions are part of our private instruction program. It is a directed program of study, open mostly to music majors, by audition, which includes opportunities for large and small music ensembles, and private instruction. The student's program will be worked out in consultation with the supervising faculty, who will assist in finding an appropriate private instructor. The components of the private instruction program include providing lessons in the following areas:
Early Music Performance
Various Musical Practices Performance - Non-Western Instruments
Other courses Teachers Special Programs may serve:
Chorus and/or Chamber Chorus
Basic Piano for intending and current music majors
Beginning Piano for Non-Music Majors
Advanced Beginning Piano for Non-Music Majors
Songs and Song-Writing
Further positions include instruction on non-Western instruments in our Ethnomusicology labs, such as Music of Japan, Music of East Asia, Music of the Caribbean, Music of Bali, etc.
We encourage those whose service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, and individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply.
We are not able to sponsor visas or pay for costs associated with visas, and pay for any moving expenses.
We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications Basic qualifications
(required at time of application)
MA (or equivalent international degree), or 5 years of professional experience by date of application.
Application Requirements Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching Methods/Philosophy (Optional)
Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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