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Part-Time Faculty (Temporary) - Music Division (id:59520)

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University of Maine
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Orono, ME 04473
Job Description

Statement of the Job:

In the Music Division of the School of Performing Arts, one or more courses may be offered to part-time, temporary faculty members during the spring and/or fall 2020 semesters. Courses available could include applied lessons and music courses. Applicants specializing in music education, voice, or woodwinds are especially encouraged to apply.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: syllabus development aligned with departmental expectations, lesson planning, assignment design, grading, office hours, correspondence with students, use of an online learning management system and/or other instructional software, course coordination meetings with other faculty members, and required orientation and training.

Part-time temporary faculty members may be rehired in subsequent semesters based on course availability, schedule, funding, and performance. Continuation is subject to the terms of the PATFA bargaining agreement and other applicable university policies.

About the University:

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.

Further information about UMaine can be found at

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.

Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.



  • Master’s degree in music or a closely related field.
  • Academic preparation adequate for the courses to be taught.


  • At least two years’ college teaching experience.
  • Experience as a performer in various settings.
  • For applicants in Music Education, public school teaching experience.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:

Review of applications to begin: Ongoing
Tentative start date: January or September 2020

For questions about the search, please contact division chair Laura Artesani at or 207.581.4703.

Appropriate background checks are required**.**

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Position Title: Part-Time Faculty (Temporary) – Music Division (id:59520)

Campus: Orono

Department: School of Performing Arts – OSPA

Bargaining Unit: PATFA

Salary Band/Wage Band: N/A

Location: Orono, ME

Length: Fiscal Year (Less than 12 months)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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