The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music invites applicants for the position of Adjunct Faculty in Keyboard Studies. This fixed-term appointment is for the 2020 Spring semester, January 16-March 13, 2020, and will provide instruction to a full-time faculty memberâs students while he is on leave. Extension beyond this period is possible, based on department needs,
Combining the benefits of a world-class conservatory and a leading research university, the USC Thornton School of Music offers students the opportunity to pursue a thorough music education in a real-world context. The new educational model, launching in Fall 2019 for undergraduates in the Classical Performance & Composition Division, renews Thorntonâs commitment to a virtuosic education and asks students to reimagine what it means to be a classical musician in the 21st century. Thornton offers students a full range of musical disciplines across a demanding innovative curriculum, and the opportunity to work with a faculty of national and international renown.
The ideal candidate for this position is an artist and pedagogue of the highest ability, with a known reputation as teacher and performer, who is willing to contribute fully to the artistic and intellectual life of the Thornton School. Thornton is committed to building a diverse and pluralistic faculty that is committed to teaching in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
Principal duties will include individual instruction of approximately 14-15 students as well as serving the department in faculty meetings, juries and auditions.
Applicants must have demonstrated success in teaching individual studio instruction at the collegiate level. Review of applications will commence immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
Interested candidates must apply through the USC online system. Candidates are asked to provide a letter of application and a curriculum vitae.Â Do not send recordings and other supporting materials unless requested.Â Materials will not be returned.
USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20084810
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