Adjunct Instructor – Global Musics – Fall 2022

The College of New Jersey
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Education, Teacher Education, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities
Employment Type
Full Time

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Department of Music invites applications for an Adjunct Lecturer to teach “Music in Global Perspective,” a 200-level core requirement for music majors that is also open to all students as a Liberal Learning option. The successful candidate will teach two sections of the course: Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30–10:50 am and 11:00–12:20 pm, respectively, starting the week of August 29, 2022.


● Minimum education of a master’s degree in Ethnomusicology or Musicology (with appropriate scholarly specialization and/or teaching experience).

● A proven record of two years of successful collegiate-level teaching experience, including as a TA.

● Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, including timely communications in writing.

Teaching Load:

The Fall 2022 semester runs from August 30 through December 9, 2022 on TCNJ’s campus (Ewing, NJ). Duties include providing course syllabus (based on existing departmental syllabus) and administering final assessments during the College’s exam period (December 13 through December 20, 2022).


Qualified candidates should apply online and submit in PDF format : 1) a letter of application, 2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for five current references who are familiar with the candidate’s work in scholarly and educational contexts. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Please do not send further materials (teaching evaluations, publications) unless requested. An initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Please note that there will be no travel/moving cost reimbursement or working visa support attached to this position.


Further questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Gary Fienberg ( ). Questions about the Taleo application system, please refer to Ms. Dilan Avci at .

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

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