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University of Maine - USM
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Gorham, ME 04038
Job Description

Position Title:
Part-time Faculty – Music – Strings Techniques – Spring 2021


City, State:
Gorham, ME

Music – PMUS

Bargaining Unit:

Statement of Job:

The School of Music at the University of Southern Maine invites applications for Part-Time Faculty positions in String Techniques. The applicant will be required to teach MUE 352, String Techniques. The courses will run from January 25, 2021 to May 7, 2021. The course is currently scheduled for Monday mornings from 8-9:30, but schedule may be negotiable.

MUE 352 is a K-12 String Techniques class for music education majors. Students will learn string techniques and methods to provide instruction on bowed instruments to school aged students. The demonstration of proper performance techniques on violin, viola, cello, and bass will be required.

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a faculty member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity, and Responsiveness.

We are the University of Everyone – committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Part time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees have access to the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center (s) with their USM Card. USM also offers Part time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD), the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.


Masters degree in Music or Music Education. Experience teaching strings in K-12 settings.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for position.” You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, a list of contact information for three references, and a Video of Teaching (i.e. individual lesson, small group or rehearsal).

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2020. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References, Videos

The University of Southern 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: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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