Part-Time Lecturer
University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida

Posted in Education and Training

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Part-Time Lecturer, Studio Music and Jazz

The University of Miami Frost School of Music is accepting applications for a Part-Time Lecturer for the Studio Music and Jazz department. The salary is competitive. The successful candidate will have a strong record of accomplishment and demonstrated performance experience in jazz styles. Candidate will have significant experience teaching jazz and teaching/directing ensembles and/or small groups in a university music school or conservatory context.

Principal duties include teaching in the Studio Music and Jazz department. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please upload letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, 3 letters of recommendation to the Workday portal through link online when applying. Please send link(s) to any recordings and samples/videos of work and/or performances to John Daversa at

Required qualifications:

  • Substantive national and/or international credits in the music industry and demonstrated expertise in jazz performance.
  • Experience teaching technique, theory, and style with a focus on jazz, among other genres.
  • Experience teaching non-traditional music students.
  • Doctoral degree in music is preferred. However, candidates with exceptional professional and/or academic credentials will also be considered.
  • Familiarity with either Finale or Sibelius notation software.

Desired qualifications:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in jazz piano, and jazz harmony
  • Experience teaching jazz piano, jazz harmony, jazz improvisation, jazz composition.
  • Experience teaching/directing small jazz combos or large jazz ensembles.
  • Proficiency with Digital Audio Workstations, such as ProTools Ableton Live, Logic, Cubase.

The University of Miami is a private, independent, comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 15, 650 students from all fifty states and over 114 countries. The main campus is located in Coral Gables, a residential suburb of Miami. The Frost School of Music has an enrollment of approximately 750 majors in 31 programs leading toward B.A., B.S., M.M., M.S., D.M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. These programs are served by approximately 71 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members, and over 130 graduate teaching assistants.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females, Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Part time

Employee Type:
Faculty-Intermittent (Seasonal)

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