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Visiting Assistant Professor Of Music - Strings And Orchestra

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024

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Visiting Assistant Professor Of Music - Strings And Orchestra

Sigfried Weis Music Building

Position Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music - Strings and Orchestra

Position Type:
Full time

Sigfried Weis Music Building

Faculty Exempt

Job Summary:

Job Duties:

Bucknell University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music for 2024-2025, beginning August 2024, with the possibility of continuation for a second year. By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in conducting or another related field. Candidates who have earned an Artist Diploma or another professional certificate beyond the Master's degree, and who have strong records of teaching experience may also be considered. Teaching responsibilities include six courses per year (three classes per semester) including the Bucknell University Orchestra (two courses), violin and viola studio instruction (anticipate approximately two courses), and two additional courses based on departmental needs and the candidate's area of expertise.

To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing your teaching philosophy, scholarly/creative expertise, and commitment to equity and inclusion; C.V.; and contact information of three professional references so that we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation at a future date. To apply, please visit Bucknell's career site at E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to Sezi Seskir (, Chair, Department of Music. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Work Type: This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 10-month, non-tenure-track faculty position.



Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
  • Flexible scheduling options determined by role;
  • Medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
  • An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
  • Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
  • A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
  • A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
E-VerifyBucknell University participates with the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) E-Verify program. We will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.For additional information regarding Bucknell's E-Verify requirements, please contact the office of Talent, Culture & Human Resources (570) 577-1631 or email Posters (sharing the link to the posters, which are also attached)

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