Lecturer in Music - Violin

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University (GA) seeks an exceptional violin teacher and performer to teach a studio of violin students, including students pursuing undergraduate degrees, the Master of Music degree, and the Artist Diploma.

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.


Duties will include teaching one or more sections of music appreciation or other academic courses needed for the delivery of the curriculum, and delivering instruction as needed in the areas of violin pedagogy, violin literature, preparation of orchestral excerpts, audition preparation, and chamber music literature. Will be expected to integrate with the other violin studio in pedagogical approach and student recruitment, and to build relationships with local, regional and national performing arts series and strings-related professional organizations.

Will perform other related duties as assigned by the director of the Schwob School of Music.

Required Qualifications

Requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in violin, music performance or a closely related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)
  • Three references with e-mails and current telephone numbers (Will not be contacted without prior notification)
  • Links to three or more representative digital audio and/or video performances

About Us

The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University is located in the state-of-the-art RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, a cornerstone of CSU’s RiverPark campus, where all the academic units of the College of the Arts are located. The quality of the faculty and CSU’s world-class facilities bring international attention to the school, and the Schwob School regularly hosts guest artists from around the world. With about 250 music majors, it offers bachelor’s degrees in performance, music education, and music (B.A.), music minors in jazz studies, music technology, and composition, as well as master’s degrees in performance and a graduate-level Artist Diploma. An innovative conservatory curriculum, approved by the USG Board of Regents in 2015, recognizes that the Schwob School of Music will continue to emphasize excellence in music performance across its programs. As part of a dynamic arts campus, Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music has been the host institution for several national and international conferences, including the CBDNA Regional Conference, International Trumpet Guild Conference, International Trombone Festival, International Double Reed Society Conference and the 25th Anniversary National Trumpet Competition. For additional information about the Schwob School of Music visit our website at www.music.ColumbusState.edu.

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal, and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the “Best Colleges” rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS, and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Scott Harris, Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or email to harris_scott@columbusstate.edu.

Conditions of Employment

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.