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SUNY Oneonta Adjunct Lecturer - Music Department in Oneonta, New York

Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Adjunct Teaching Faculty Posted On: Thu Jun 27 2024 Job Description:

SUNY Oneonta seeks highly qualified adjunct faculty to teach day and evening courses within the Music Department's two major degree programs, a BA in Music and a BA in Music Industry.

Adjunct instructors augment the faculty by providing coverage related to applied music instruction, music theory, music history and literature, music performance, music industry, and audio production, among other areas as dictated by Departmental needs. The Music Department offers applied music instrumental lessons in a wide range of contemporary instruments (guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, voice), classical instruments (brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, voice), and music technology (DAWS, electronic digital instruments, synthesis, and music production).

If you are interested in joining a vibrant and dynamic music department, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and recognized as one of Billboard's Top Music Business Schools, apply today. To learn more about the University or the department, please visit or

Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in music, music industry or related fields from an accredited college or university (master's degree or doctoral degree also considered).

  • Professional experience in an appropriate area of practice.

  • A commitment to teaching excellence, student engagement, and student success.

  • A commitment to a welcoming, inclusive campus community.

  • Prior teaching experience is preferred, but all eligible applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. "At SUNY Oneonta, we believe that diversity is an asset and a source of strength that energizes our collective growth and innovation." - President Alberto Cardelle.