UMKC's Conservatory of Music and Dance; Music Performance Division, area of Keyboard Studies
Serve as a member of the piano faculty, providing leadership in curricular offerings in piano pedagogy; administer and coordinate the Conservatory keyboard skills program, including developing curriculum and training/supervising graduate teaching assistants; teach academic courses in piano pedagogy and keyboard skills; teach additional courses related to individual expertise (e.g., applied piano, keyboard literature, music appreciation, etc.); contribute to recruitment efforts of the keyboard studies area; maintain a national/international profile as a pianist and/or scholar; contribute to the performance, academic, and service environments characteristic of a Conservatory within a university; enrich the cultural environment of the Kansas City metropolitan community; participate actively in the intellectual life of the Conservatory and university by serving on graduate and faculty committees, as well as engaging in other Conservatory activities
Demonstrated successful and innovative experience teaching courses in piano pedagogy and administering a keyboard skills curriculum in a university setting; experience supervising and mentoring graduate teaching assistants; significant professional experience and reputation at the national/international level as a pianist and/or piano pedagogy; demonstrated ability to attract quality undergraduate and graduate students; strong commitment to teaching and mentorship; doctoral degree in performance or pedagogy, or equivalent professional experience.
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, Benefit Eligible. This is a 9-month academic appointment beginning Academic Year 2019 (September 1, 2019, though must be avaialble when classes start on August 19, 2019).
Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Application form, application letter, curriculum vitae (including educational background, previous academic appointments, and artistic credentials).
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Piano Pedagogy Search
UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
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