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The Department of Music offers a variety of Lecturer Pools from which we will draw upon in the event a teaching need arises. These are temporary, part-time appointments which may be renewable, depending on Department need and funding.

Open Lecturer Pool Searches:

(JPF01698) – Ethnomusicology
(JPF01685) – Musicology
(JPF01512) – Music Technology and Music Perception
(JPF01696) – Music Theory and Composition
(JPF01697) – Performance
(JPF01851) – Teachers of Special Programs

LECTURER POOL – Ethnomusicology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open April 3, 2018
Initial Review Date: April 17, 2018
Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2019. This position is open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in the area of Ethnomusicology.

These courses include, but not limited to the following:

The Music 130s series. These courses are devoted to the study of musical practices around the world. Such courses may consist of lectures with either discussion sections or performance labs dedicated to offering hands-on instruction in support of the lectures. Some music cultures, such as Music 131A, Music of India, have dedicated course numbers. Music 139: Topics in Musics of the World is a generic course which can cover any one of a wide range of musical practices.

Please consult the online Guide http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/music/ for descriptions of all the course in the 130s series.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses. Some courses may require supervision of discussion sections taught by graduate students.

Minimum Basic Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent degree) in Ethnomusicology, by time of application.

Additional Qualifications: (by they start date): Evidence of effective teaching in music of different world cultures.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with teaching in a university setting.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $53,402-$58,945; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01698

Applications must include a cover letter, most recent curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, and only contact information of three references. Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists. Applicants may optionally include a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (.http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html)

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer sessions in March. Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through April 2, 2019 and may be renewed based on need and funding. You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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LECTURER POOL – Musicology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open March 27, 2018
Initial Review Date: April 10, 2019
Applications will be accepted through March 26, 2018. This position is open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in the area of musicology.

These courses include, but not limited to the following:

The courses in the Music 128 sequence. They serve students who are not music majors, although music majors are allowed to register for a more advanced section in certain 128 courses.   In recent years the Department has offered Music 128 courses on opera, the music of Beethoven, the American musical, love and love songs in the Middle Ages, the history of jazz, and the deep history of music technology.  We are interested in courses on canonical and non-canonical topics; the only constraints are that course topics should have a fairly broad appeal and be based in material that is accessible to students with no background in music theory.

Please consult the online Guide http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/music/ for the full range of courses numbered in the 128’s.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses.  Some courses may require supervision of discussion sections taught by graduate students

Minimum Basic Qualifications:  PhD (or equivalent degree) in Musicology by time of application.

Additional Qualifications:  Evidence of effective teaching in the areas of Western music by the start date.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience with teaching in a university setting.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $53,402 – $58,945; commensurate with experience.  Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link:  https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01685

Applications must include a cover letter, most recent curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, and only contact information of three references.  Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists.  Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists.  Applicants may optionally include a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (.http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html)

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer sessions in March.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through March 26, 2019 and may be renewed based on need and funding.  You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position.  If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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LECTURER POOL – Music Technology and Music Perception

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open November 3, 2017
Initial Review Date: November 17, 2017
Applications will be accepted through November 2, 2018. This position is open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach any of the following areas:

Music and technology involving CNMAT technologies and Max/MSP programming.
Special topic courses involving software programming for musical applications of computers.
Music courses focusing on music perception and cognition. Music appreciation courses with an emphasis on music software and lab-based learning.

The Music Department offers these courses as a series every year as part of the elective undergraduate curriculum. Qualified candidates may be eligible to teach more than one of these courses. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, holding office hours, grading class assignments, directing final projects and classroom performances.

Basic qualifications: At time of application: DMA, Ph.D. in music composition or music and technology or cognitive science and music, or MA, MS in music and technology with five years of professional experience or five years of professional experience creating and performing with Max/MSP and the CNMAT tools.

Additional Qualifications: By start date: For courses involving programming in Max/MSP: Experience and working knowledge of the Max/MSP programming environment and the CNMAT tools. For courses in Music Perception and Cognition: Experience in music cognition, acoustics, and psychoacoustics.

Preferred qualifications: For courses involving programming in Max/MSP: Experience with CNMAT technologies and documented use of CNMAT software tools. For courses involving Music Perception and Cognition: published articles in the field of Music Perception and Cognition or dissertation related to Music Perception and Cognition.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $53,402-$58,945; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01512

Applications must include a cover letter to include one paragraph on Philosophy of teaching – 1-page maximum, most recent curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants may optionally include a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (.http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html)

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March. The posting will remain open until November 2, 2018 to accommodate department needs and may be renewed based on need and funding. You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please direct questions to Edmund Campion, Department Chair, at campion@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200. Questions about the application process can be directed to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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LECTURER POOL – Music Theory and Composition

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open March 27, 2018
Initial Review Date: April 10, 2019
Applications will be accepted through March 26, 2019. This position is open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of theory and composition courses in the Music Department during the fall, spring and/or summer sessions.

These courses include, but not limited to the following:

  • 25A Music Theory
  • 53A Harmony I
  • 53B Harmony II
  • 153A Advanced Harmony I
  • 153B Advanced Harmony II
  • 154A Counterpoint
  • 154B Counterpoint
  • 155 Music Composition
  • 156 Studies in Musical Analisis
  • 157A Orchestration
  • 157B Orchestration

Music 25A: A writing course based on traditional harmony. Beginning linear and vertical analysis. Emphasis on written exercises.

Music 53A: Diatonic harmony, chorale harmonization, and analytical studies. Emphasis on written exercises.

Music 53B: Introduction to chromatic harmony and analytical studies. Emphasis on written exercises.

Music 153A: Advanced chromatic harmony, advanced modulation, altered chords, linear chromatic harmony, and analytical studies.

Music 154A: A study of species counterpoint. Regular exercises in two and three voices required. Group discussion and analysis.

Music 154B: A study of 18th-century counterpoint. Analysis of chorale preludes, two- and three- part inventions, canons, and fugue expositions.

Music 155: A study of formal problems using contemporary composition techniques.

Music 156: The study of various analytical techniques and their application to important works of music.

Music 157A: A study of instrumentation–the construction capabilities and idiomatic qualities of all of the individual instruments which comprise the contemporary symphony orchestra followed by a study of the 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century orchestrational technique.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses. Some courses may require supervision of discussion sections taught by graduate students

Basic qualifications: MA (or equivalent degree) in Music.

Additional Qualifications: By start date: One year of teaching experience in subject matter.

Preferred qualifications: Doctorate in music theory or music composition, and experience with teaching in a university setting and
are preferred.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $53,402-$58,945; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01696

Applications must include a cover letter, most recent curriculum vitae, and only contact information of three references. Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists. Applicants may optionally include a statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (.http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html)

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer sessions in March.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through March 26, 2019 and may be renewed based on need and funding.  You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position.  If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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LECTURER POOL – Performance

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open April 3, 2018
Initial Review Date: April 17, 2018
Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2019. This position is open until filled.

DESCRIPTION</p

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of performance courses in the Music Department during the fall, spring and/or summer sessions.

  • Music 141 “University Orchestra
  • Music 143 “Gospel Chorus”
  • Music 144 “University Chorus”
  • Music 145 “University Chamber Chorus”
  • Music 149 “University Baroque Ensemble”

Music 141 University Symphony Orchestra

Music 143 focuses on the performance of choral music of the African American gospel music tradition with a particular emphasis on contemporary performance techniques. The Gospel Chorus, as is the case with other formal University music performance ensembles, will prepare music to be presented to the public in at least two concerts each semester. Students will be selected for the chorus on the basis of individual auditions.

Music 144 performs music primarily from the 17th to the 20th centuries including works for chorus and orchestra.

Music 145 is a smaller mixed chorus that aims at a professional standard of ensemble singing and explores the lesser-known choral repertory.

Music 149 is the performance of Renaissance and Baroque music for voices and instruments.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses. Some courses may require supervision of discussion sections taught by graduate students.

Minimum Basic Qualifications: MA or equivalent degree in music.

Additional Qualifications: Three years teaching in music performance.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with teaching in a university setting is preferred.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $53,402 – $58,945; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01697

Applications must include a cover letter, most recent curriculum vitae, and only contact information of three references. Letters of reference may be solicited for finalists. Applicants may optionally include a statement of teaching and a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (.http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html)

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer sessions in March. Applications will be accepted and reviewed for department needs, through April 2, 2019 and may be renewed based on need and funding. You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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LECTURER POOL – Teachers of Special Programs

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open August 20, 2018
Initial Review Date: September 3, 2018
Applications will be accepted through August 19, 2019. This position is open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time 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 by audition to music majors and a limited number of members of, 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:

  • Instrumental Performance
  • Vocal Performance
  • Early Music Performance
  • Jazz Performance
  • Various Musical Practices Performance – Non-Western Instruments

Other courses Teachers Special Programs may serve:

  • Basic Voice
  • Chorus and/or Chamber Chorus
  • Vocal Technique
  • 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.

Basic qualifications: BA or equivalent international degree in Music, or 5 years of professional experience by date of application.

Pay commensurate with experience.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01851

Application documents:

  • Cover Letter (required)
  • Curriculum Vitae (required)
  • Statement of Teaching Methods/Philosophy (optional)
  • Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (optional)
  • Misc./ Additional (optional)

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.

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March. The posting will remain open until August 14, 2019 to accommodate department needs and may be renewed based on need and funding. You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct all questions to Kris Andrews at musichr@berkeley.edu.

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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