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Temporary Part-Time Studio Teacher, Jazz Piano

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is based on a percentage of $66,259 - $66,259. See Table [] view for the salary range of this position.
Review timeline: August - following application submission deadline.

Application Window

Open date: July 1, 2024

Next review date: Friday, Aug 9, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Aug 9, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.

Position description

University of California, Irvine, Department of Music
Call for Applications for Jazz Piano Lecturer

The UCI Music Department is seeking a temporary instructor to teach individual lessons in jazz piano performance during academic year 2024-25. The instructor will prepare and teach weekly 50-minute jazz piano lessons for one undergraduate music major, and will also participate in the department's entrance audition process in January. The position also involves mandatory online training required by the University.

Required qualifications:
● A Master’s degree in jazz or equivalent professional experience
● Experience teaching jazz piano individual lessons

Preferred qualifications:
● Evidence of successful teaching at the college or university level
● Experience working with diverse student populations and promoting inclusive excellence
● A record of creative accomplishments in the field
● Familiarity with current trends and innovations in jazz piano pedagogy

Applications must be submitted online at

Completed applications will consist of a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a sample course syllabus; contact information for three references; and a statement outlining past and/or potential contributions toward diversity and inclusion. Please do not send materials via mail; the application process is entirely online.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

● A Master’s degree in jazz or equivalent professional experience
● Experience teaching jazz piano individual lessons

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Contact information only. If letters are deemed necessary, the department will contact prospective letter writers.

Apply link:

About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA