Temporary Faculty Position in Commercial Music

Dept. of Music

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The university is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The university is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Music at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Commercial Music for Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024. Responsibilities include teaching courses in Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Music Business, Jazz/Commercial Arranging, Songwriting, Jazz Improvisation, and directing Rock Ensembles. Depending upon qualifications, the candidate may teach applied instrumental or composition lessons. Other duties as assigned. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: doctorate in Music; and successful interview and demonstration of teaching.

To apply, include a letter of application, current resume or CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts needed at time of interview) and contact information for at least three references. Send all materials to: music@kutztown.edu with “Commercial Music Search – Applicant’s Last Name” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.