Lecturer in Music

Princeton University in New Jersey

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 28, 2014
Type Adjunct
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Part-time

Music: The Department of Music at Princeton University is seeking a distinguished performer in Japanese taiko who has an established track record for teaching technique and repertory. The department is interested in candidates who are experienced in teaching and performing a variety of repertoire, from traditional taiko to modern kumi-daiko and contemporary compositions. This position is a one semester, non-tenure track renewable position. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Please include curriculum vitae (including a list of performing groups and/or key performances, repertoire, and compositions) and a cover letter. Extensive experience performing with world-class performers of taiko in Japan and North America is required. Experience with Japanese and Asian-American culture and its relation to taiko performance. Experience repairing or constructing taiko substitutes. Proficiency in playing other traditional Japanese instruments as part of a percussion ensemble is preferred. Proficiency in playing jazz or contemporary composition. Commitment to teaching. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. You may apply online at http://jobs.princeton.edu.

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