The Department of Music at Stanford University invites applicants for the position of Lecturer in Piano, beginning on 1 September 2022. This is a half-time Lecturer position with 50% benefits.
The ideal candidate for this position is a dynamic, creative colleague who possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills, has a proven record of teaching individual piano lessons to students from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines, has experience coaching chamber music ensembles, has a demonstrated record of performance success, enjoys working collaboratively in a highly rigorous liberal arts environment, and will actively contribute to a campus community that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Teach intermediate to advanced level piano lessons to music majors, minors and non-majors
Coach chamber music ensembles consisting of students representing a wide spectrum of experience and ability
Participate in assessment of quarterly studio juries
Participate in evaluating supplemental materials and auditions for yearly admissions applicants
Maintain an active presence on campus, attending on-campus performances, and participating in performance activities such as concerts, faculty recitals and other events
Participate as a member of the Performance Committee and attend faculty and committee meetings
Work collaboratively with faculty colleagues and contribute to the long-range goals of the keyboard program
Master's degree in piano performance and/or pedagogy, or professional experience as teacher and/or performer equivalent to the terminal degree
Documented experience and success teaching piano in an accredited higher education institution or in a professional setting
Enthusiasm and commitment to teaching a wide range of students from all academic disciplines and who encompass varied degrees of experience and ability
A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in approach to teaching/learning and in professional activities
Documented success teaching students of diverse backgrounds at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
High degree of organization
Professional distinction and documented success as a pianist
For full consideration, please submit the following materials in PDF format by May 6, 2022, to: Mario Champagne, PhD, Director of Finance and Operations at email@example.com:
One-page educational philosophy statement
One-page personal diversity statement
List of three references with phone and email contact information
2 video links with performances by the candidate in contrasting styles
2 video links of the candidate in a teaching situation
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
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