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Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Musicianship

Hunter College
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Musicianship, Job ID 24380



The Department of Music at Hunter College of The City University of New York invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer or Doctoral Lecturer. This is a full-time appointment with a renewable contract and eligibility for a Certificate of Continuous Service.


A Lecturer or Doctoral Lecturer is an experienced practitioner or teacher.


Responsibilities: Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise.


The Hunter Music Department seeks a dynamic teacher to instruct and lead in the area of music literacy and musicianship. The ideal candidate will transform and modernize our core ear training and literacy offerings for majors and non-majors at all levels of experience. The ideal candidate will provide visionary leadership to redesign and rethink ways in which our current keyboard lab could aid in greater literacy levels and musical creativity across the department. The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching through a breadth of repertoire that includes and expands the classical canon to include popular forms or other musical practices.


We aim to create an inviting, supportive environment that welcomes students of all musical backgrounds to participate in music courses that prepare for lifelong enjoyment or a career in the field. The ideal candidate will bring ideas on how to welcome more Hunter undergraduates into music through imaginative introductory and general education courses.


Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work. Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.



A Ph.D. or other terminal degree in music theory is strongly preferred, ABD status with a clear degree completion date is required. Degrees in related fields will be considered on a case-per-case basis. We seek an individual with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as an ability to work with diverse student populations with varying degrees and types of musical experience. Three years of teaching in higher education including courses in musicianship are required. Expertise in music technology and popular music forms are required. Experience running a lab or teaching music technology is preferred. Preferred secondary areas of expertise include string, wind, or brass performance and/or any form of traditional music making practice.


Vaccine Requirement:

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. 



CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.



Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 24380.


Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.


Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).


Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Please include:

- Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

- Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.

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The search will remain open until the position is filled. 



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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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