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Studio Teacher, Classical Percussion

Recruitment Period

Open July 26th, 2019 through Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


University of California, Irvine, Department of Music

Call for applications for temporary teaching position
Studio Teacher, Classical Percussion

Seeking a motivated instructor in classical percussion to begin Fall quarter 2019. Candidates should possess a minimum of 5 years of private instruction in percussion, a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Music and significant professional experience as a percussion performer, both in ensemble and solo work.

Preferred qualifications include a Masters or Doctoral degree in music, a visible and significant record of activity as a professional performer (symphonic and solo) and teacher, and experience recruiting high school students to pursue higher education studies in music.

Duties of the instructor include teaching weekly, individual 50-minute lessons for classical percussion performance majors, attending annual auditions in the department and quarterly juries, recruitment efforts within the department, and completing mandatory online training. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreements.

How to apply:
Applications must be submitted online at

Completed applications will consist of a cover letter; a curriculum vita; a statement outlining past and/or potential contributions toward diversity; an optional sample syllabus and/or statement of teaching; and a list of three references (contact information only). Please do not send materials - application process is entirely online.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Optional: Statement of Teaching and/or Sample Course Syllabus - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Optional: Link to Supplemental Materials - Additional information you would like to share.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)