Part-Time Faculty: MTC 145.3: Diatonic Harmony I
Minimum $1,380 per credit hour
Fall Semester 2022
Tu/Th 11:00AM-12:20PM | Crouse College 308 | 08/31/2021 –
Office hours required.
Unionized Position Code
The Setnor School of Music within the College of Visual and
Performing Arts seeks Part-Time Instructor to teach Diatonic
Harmony I, a 3 credit hour course, during the Fall semester, 2022.
Instruction of music fundamentals: elementary counterpoint, basic
principles of diatonic harmony, voice leading and analysis, all
diatonic triads, and their inversions. Primarily for music
Relevant academic credentials and experience including:
A minimum of a Master of Music (preferred), or demonstrable
equivalent professional experience.
Demonstrated successful college-level music theory teaching
experience is strongly preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications
Strong knowledge of music theory and how it applies to practical
music making (performance and analysis, composition,
Dynamic presence and teaching style. Ability to provide engaging
lectures, work with Blackboard, and supervise student assignments,
in-class activities, projects, and exams.
Preference will be given to applicants who are able to fulfill
multiple positions within the Setnor School of Music.
- Being present and instructing weekly class meetings as
- Fall: Tuesdays/Thursdays 11:00 AM-12:20 P
- Teach the first semester of a two-semester course sequence of
freshman music theory.
- Develop and/or update a class syllabus.
- Prepare lectures, projects, or other student assignments.
- Maintain regularly scheduled office hours.
- Present instruction based on the competencies and performance
levels of the course.
- Meet all designated class periods.
- Submit completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades
according to University regulations.
- Grade student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
- Provide departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
- Build a positive rapport with students and other faculty.
- If you are unable to meet your class due to illness or
emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the
class or to obtain a substitute.
- You must also notify the department chair of your absence and
of your plan to cover the class.
- Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final
grades according to University regulations.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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