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General Music Adjunct - String Instructor

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania (US)
Based on Collective Bargaining Agreement
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details

Job Title:                  Adjunct  String Professor

Classification:         Faculty
Division:                   Academic Affairs
Department:             Music
Reports:                    Chair of Music Department
FLSA Status:           Salaried, Exempt


Conducts University courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.

Responsible for teaching during the fall and spring semesters. 
Responsible for teaching stringed instruments- with a specialty in violin.

 Prepares and delivers lectures to students.
Compiles specialized materials for assignments.
Stimulates class discussion.
Compiles, administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others.

Master’s required, Ph.D. preferred.

A minimum of two years teaching experience in a higher education setting.

Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
Must be able to make decisions supporting the department’s mission and goals.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and projects and prioritize based on departmental functionality.
Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.
Must have interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse organization.
Must have a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.


Course specifics:

 A pedagogical ability to teach stringed instruments: violin, viola, violincello, and stringed bass

The immediate needs are for a violin specialist.


The Music Department, at Lincoln University ,currently, is in the process of rebuilding our instrumental program with an ear to the future towards a Lincoln University Symphony Orchestra.


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Since our founding in 1854, our impact has been tremendous. In fact, during our first 100 years, Lincoln graduated approximately 20 percent of the black physicians and more than 10 percent of the black attorneys in the nation. Our alumni have led more than 35 colleges and universities and scores of prominent churches. They also include U.S. ambassadors; mission chiefs; federal, state, and municipal judges; mayors; and city managers. Others have made names for themselves in creative and entertainment fields, including writers, directors, comedians, and film executives.

Established as The Ashmun Institute in 1854, the institution was renamed Lincoln University in 1866.

Located on 429 acres in southern Chester County, our main campus marries tradition and modern facilities, with sweeping pathways that encourage walking and contemplation within a safe and scenic landscape. Lincoln is within about an hour of several major cities: we are 45 miles from Philadelphia; 55 miles from Baltimore; and in Delaware, 25 miles from Wilmington, and 15 miles from Newark. These cities not only provide a variety of entertainment and leisure options but many important job and internship opportunities for our students.

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