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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:

(JPF01851) – Music Therapy

(JPF01851) – Performance

(JPF01698) – Music Theory and Composition

(JPF01970) – Music Technology and Music Perception

(JPF01851) – Teachers of Special Programs

LECTURER POOL – Music Therapy

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open May 6, 2019
Initial Review Date: May 20, 2019
Applications will be accepted through June 5, 2020. 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 in the area of music therapy.

The course is designed to introduce students to the field of music therapy with an overview of: what music therapy is, bases for uses of music in therapy, key theoretical models of music therapy, clinical applications of music therapy with various populations. Through didactic and experiential assignments and classroom discussions, we will create a collaborative and process-oriented learning environment. Course will be open to all students.

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 Required by time of application: Master’s, or international equivalent degree.

Preferred Qualifications by start date: At least 3 years of professional experience as a Music Therapist in a hospital or inpatient setting.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $54,738 – $60,419; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02171

References: 3 References required (contact information only): Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists.

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. This position will remain open until filled.

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.

We are not able to sponsor visas or pay for costs associated with visas, and pay for any moving expenses.

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 May 6, 2019
Initial Review Date: May 20, 2019
Applications will be accepted through May 5, 2020. 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 performance courses in the Music Department during the fall, spring and/or summer sessions.

These courses include, but not limited to the following:

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications (by time of application): Master’s or equivalent international degree. Or, three years of professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s of Arts, Master’s in Music, or equivalent international degree. Or, three years of professional experience.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $54,738 – $60,419; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02170

References: 3 References required (contact information only): Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists.

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 May 5, 2020, 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.

We are not able to sponsor visas or pay for costs associated with visas, and pay for any moving expenses.

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 Theory and Composition

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open April 17, 2019
Initial Review Date: May 1, 2019
Applications will be accepted through April 16, 2020. 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 Analysis
  • 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.

Music 157B: 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 international equivalent degree.

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

Preferred qualifications: Doctorate in music theory or music composition, and experience with teaching in a university setting, in subject matter, 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/JPF02152

References: 3 References required (contact information only): Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists.

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 14, 2020, 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.

We are not able to sponsor visas or pay for costs associated with visas, and pay for any moving expenses.

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 12, 2018
Initial Review Date: November 26, 2018
Applications will be accepted through November 11, 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 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., or international equivalent degree, in music composition or music and technology or cognitive science and music, or MA, MS, or international equivalent degree, 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: $54,738-$60,419; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01970

Applications must include a cover letter to include one paragraph on Philosophy of teaching not to exceed one page, 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 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 4, 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.

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.

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 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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