Adjunct Instructor of Keyboard Skills



Job description

Job Title: Adjunct Instructor of Keyboard Skills (Secondary Class Piano)

Job Start Date: 01/29/2019

Job Type: Part Time/Temporary

The College of New Jersey Department of Music is seeking a part-time adjunct Instructor of Keyboard Skills for the Spring 2019 semester.

Minimum qualifications include an M.M. in piano pedagogy, music theory, and/or piano performance, as well as extensive experience (including as a TA) or strong potential in college-level Keyboard Skills (Secondary Class Piano) teaching.

Keyboard Skills I (MUS 111-04) will meet on TCNJ’s campus in Ewing, NJ on Mondays and Thursdays between 8:00 and 9:20 AM, starting on January 29, 2019 until May 10, excluding the spring break week of March 18. There will be a Final Exam during the Finals Week (May 11-21), of which the specific date and time will be announced by the College at a later time.

The textbook (Alfred’s Group Piano for Adults, Book 1), syllabus, handouts, and lesson plans are shared by the other sections of the same course and will be provided. Compensation is commensurate with the College’s standard adjunct instructor fee. Eligibility to work in the United States is required.

How to apply

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and current CV with a list of three references and their contact information. Please do not submit any additional materials, such as audio or video recordings or teaching evaluations at this time. Further questions may be directed to Dr. Tomoko Kanamaru, Associate Professor, Keyboard Area Coordinator, Please note that there will be no travel (gas and toll)/moving cost reimbursement or working visa support attached to this position.

About TCNJ:
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College’s seven schools -Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering-offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College’s distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ’s picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey’s state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience. For the 19th consecutive year, TCNJ was rated the No. 1 public in the category “Best Regional Universities (North)” in U.S. News & World Report. It is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is considered a “Best Buy” in higher education by both Barron’s and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. In 2006 TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation.