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Lecturer in Piano Performance

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer in Piano Performance
Salary range: Based on Market conditions and UC Salary Scale
A reasonable salary range for this position is $66,259 - $70,295.
The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position

Application Window

Open date: September 13, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Oct 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Music at the University of California San Diego invites applications for a Lecturer in Piano Performance.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate piano students. This includes leading classes, assessment of student work,
meeting with students outside of class in office hours and/or appointments.

The appointments may vary from part time to full time. Positions are available starting Fall Quarter 2023.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Demonstrated track record of at least 6 months professional
activity as pianist or creative musician.

Preferred qualifications
  • Terminal degree in relevant field (PhD, DMA or MFA)
  • University teaching experience

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Work Samples - 3 representative audio or video recordings of performances by the candidate linked on a PDF document.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA