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Full-Time Lecturer (Music History)

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Full-Time Lecturer (Music History)

Job No: 537003
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Temporary, Full Time

Position: Full-Time Lecturer (Music History)
Effective Date: August 19, 2024 (1-Year Appointment -Academic Year 2024-2025/2-Semesters, 1 to 3-AY Appointment(s), Renewable)
Salary Range: The Lecturer (Academic Year -Range 4) classification salary is $74,280 to $158,064 per academic year (paid as 12 monthly payments). The anticipated hiring range is $76,800 to $81,600 per year. Salary offered is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin April 9, 2024. Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled).

College of Arts
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music (BCCM) seeks an innovative colleague in Music History. The Music History area works closely with the performance and education faculty to ensure that all students have a balanced education that provides the strongest possible foundation for all musical endeavors. The Music History area is commited to practices of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Musicology or Ethnomusicology or a record of substantial creative/professional achievement in these fields. Degree at time of application or official notification of the completion of the degree by August 1, 2024. Substantial creative/professional achievement as demonstrated by portfolio of work and C.V.
  • Demonstrated expertise in musical multimedia, particularly film, video game, or VR/AR music
  • Demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the college level
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovation in music history pedagogy
  • Demonstrated potential or experience to mentor graduate student research
  • Record of scholarly writing in music
  • Demonstrated success in working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

  • Teach General Education course(s) on Music and Film [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Teach all or part of a two-semester survey of Western art music for majors
  • Teach graduate seminars for Master of Music students
  • Oversee undergraduate theses and Master of Music project reports
  • Collaborate with colleagues on curricular reforms in music history
  • Attend professional conferences to keep current with the discipline
  • Maintain active involvement in ongoing mentoring for student success
  • Particpate in department, college, and or university service

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: CSU Employee Benefits

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Three samples of course syllabi that address required and preferred qualifications
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

  • How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

    Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

    Elizabeth Ann Lindau, Associate Professor of Music History
    California State University, Long Beach
    Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
    1250 Bellflower Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA 90840-7101

    Requests for information about the position should be addressed to:

    Elizabeth Ann Lindau, Associate Professor of Music History

    Employment Requirements:

    In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside California.

    A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

    CSU Vaccination Policy
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Click or tap if you trust this link." href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> and questions may be sent to

    CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Application Closes: Open until filled

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