The Department of Music at Princeton University has an occasional need for lecturers in the violin studio. Dependent on department need, responsibilities may include some or all of the following: teaching private lessons to Princeton University students, coordination of lesson programs for the instructional focus (violin), review and evaluation of admission tapes; review, evaluation and placement of students who audition for lessons; meeting prospective students, student advising, and writing letters of recommendation. Other responsibilities may include programming for faculty concerts, presenting master classes, coaching student soloists and ensembles, adjudication of senior recitals and soloist competitions and presentation of studio concerts at the end of the academic year. Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in music courses subject to departmental need and approval by the Dean of the Faculty. Positions perform their own administrative and clerical support functions. Essential Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in music or equivalent experience with a major emphasis and demonstrated experience in violin. They must also demonstrate knowledge and ability in ensemble direction, studio teaching and repertoire. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a college or university setting, experience coaching soloists and ensembles, and teaching of master classes. Candidates must submit an application online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/21262, providing a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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