The Department of Music at North Central College invites applications for a part-time instructor of string techniques for Spring Term 2014 (March 31 – June 11, 2014). A Master’s degree in Music with either an undergraduate or graduate degree in Music Education, String Emphasis, is required. Candidates are expected to provide evidence of successful string teaching experience in the public schools.
MUS 324, String Techniques will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 – 9:50 a.m., beginning April 1. Students are primarily music education majors who need instruction in the instrument family with an emphasis on teaching beginners, on understanding basic string pedagogy, and on developing resources and materials for teaching in the schools. This is a 1.5 credit (half credit) course for students.
The Department of Music offers degrees in music (liberal arts track), music education, and jazz studies. Currently the department consists of 100 music majors (approximately 60 Music Education), more than 200 student performers and 40 faculty members housed in the Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center and Pfeiffer Hall on the campus of North Central College.
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 3000 students. The campus is located in west suburban Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For more information, see http://www.noctrl.edu.
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vita, and the names of three professional references to Music Search, Ramona Wis, Chair, Department of Music, North Central College, 30 N. Brainard Street, Naperville, Illinois, 60540. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.