New York, USA
Hunter College (CUNY)
Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule)

The Department of Music at Hunter College of The City University of New York invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer or Doctoral Lecturer. This is a full-time appointment with a renewable contract and eligibility for a Certificate of Continuous Service.

A Lecturer or Doctoral Lecturer is an experienced practitioner or teacher.


The Hunter Music Department seeks a dynamic teacher to instruct and lead in the area of music literacy and musicianship. The ideal candidate will transform and modernize our core ear training and literacy offerings for majors and non-majors at all levels of experience. The ideal candidate will provide visionary leadership to redesign and rethink ways in which our current keyboard lab could aid in greater literacy levels and musical creativity across the department. The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching through a breadth of repertoire that includes and expands the classical canon to include popular forms or other musical practices.

We aim to create an inviting, supportive environment that welcomes students of all musical backgrounds to participate in music courses that prepare for lifelong enjoyment or a career in the field. The ideal candidate will bring ideas on how to welcome more Hunter undergraduates into music through imaginative introductory and general education courses.


A Ph.D. or other terminal degree in music theory is strongly preferred, ABD status with a clear degree completion date is required. Degrees in related fields will be considered on a case-per-case basis. We seek an individual with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as an ability to work with diverse student populations with varying degrees and types of musical experience. Three years of teaching in higher education including courses in musicianship are required. Expertise in music technology and popular music forms are required. Experience running a lab or teaching music technology is preferred. Preferred secondary areas of expertise include string, wind, or brass performance and/or any form of traditional music making practice.

Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.within the range of $55,677 to $96,351

See original job posting and apply online at: https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/lecturer-doctoral-schedule-musicianship/AC9035ECD0A3471B8EACB3FF5D64D26E/job/

Please include:
> Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
> Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
> Names and contact information of 3 references
> Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on May 27, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


Inquiries about the position can also be directed to music@hunter.cuny.edu .