Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 31-May-2018 to 08-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Other
  • Adjunct

Concordia University invites applications for the part-time adjunct faculty position in Applied Strings in the Music Department of the School of Arts and Sciences on the Ann Arbor, MI campus. The appointment will begin in the Fall 2018 semester and may be a renewable position. Specific areas that need to be filled include:

           MUS 232/332 Applied Violin Lessons

Successful candidates will be expected to schedule lessons (flexible times) with all studio students, develop a rigorous curriculum for individual musical development that includes both technical and expressive studies, develop a studio environment designed to nurture students both musically and in the development of Christian faith, prepare students for regular performance in juries and recitals, assess students' progress in alignment with the Music Department handbook, and complete other compensated duties as assigned by the Director of Instrumental Activities or Department Chair.


Candidates must possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution in music performance with an appropriate specialization, or demonstrate significant professional performance experience with a Bachelor's degree in music.  The candidate should also provide evidence of successful studio teaching experience. Evidence of successful recruiting of private studio students is highly desired.


This is a part time position. Salary is negotiable based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Applicants should include in their online application a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, description of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. For priority consideration, please submit all application materials prior to June 26, 2015.

Further information on the Concordia Music Department can be found at:
Inquiries specific to the position description can be directed to:

William Perrine, Campus Department Chair, william.perrine@cuaa.edu734-995-7232

Physical Demands/Equipment 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.  In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS.  Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel. The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 71 undergraduate majors of study, 39 master's degrees, and 4 doctoral programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.
Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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