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The Music Department at Concordia University Irvine is accepting applications for: Adjunct Faculty in Music
STARTING DATE: August 2021
WAGE: Hourly Rate
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Music Cultures of the World
Music for Children
Introduction to Music Teaching
Music in Secondary Schools
Applied Composition/Scoring for Media/Songwriting (individual lessons)
Applied Piano Improvisation: Jazz/Commercial)
Applied Voice (Commercial)
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree or higher. Demonstrated excellence in area(s) listed. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and be able to communicate effectively in English. In accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and with the university’s status as a church-operated institution, all professors must confess the Christian faith, demonstrate a commitment to a Lutheran liberal arts education and possess teaching excellence.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Concordia University Irvine offers an excellent liberal arts education in the Lutheran tradition for approximately 4500 students, 1300 of whom are traditional undergraduates. The university strives to develop wise and honorable citizens capable of excelling as witnesses of Christ through their various roles within the academic field and elsewhere. Pursuant to this mission, we seek faculty candidates who can articulate the interconnection between their Christian faith and their academic pursuits.
The Department of Music, with app. 60 music majors and 100 non-majors involved in performance ensembles, has app. 30 faculty members (full and part time). Music majors may earn a Bachelor of Arts in Music with optional concentrations in church music, music education, commercial music, composition, or performance. The Music Department is experiencing significant growth in music majors. A new music building opened in 2019. Plans for an $11 million remodel of the CU Center for Worship and the Arts and a $6 million outdoor performance venue are underway. Music ensembles perform in Segerstrom Concert Hall for Christmas and other major halls on tours. An annual PBS Christmas special airs throughout Southern California and is likely to expand to affiliates across the U.S. soon. Concordia has a wind orchestra, symphony orchestra, jazz ensembles, chamber ensembles, Americana Ensemble, Commercial Music Ensemble, choirs, handbell groups, and several worship bands. Students may study any standard orchestral or church instrument with superior professional faculty performers. Concordia actively recruits and offers tuition discount scholarships to excellent musicians. www.cui.edu www.cui.edu/music
Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age. However, Concordia University, Irvine is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. It is our desire to build an employee community of individuals who are Christian church members who live and relate based on their faith in Christ.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately.
Classes begin on August 23, 2021.