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Adjunct Faculty - Music (Fall 2023 - Spring 2024)

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Work type: Adjunct
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Adjunct Faculty, Music


Job Summary

The Department of Music at Jacksonville State University (JSU) invites applications for adjunct faculty positions. Our Department offers undergraduate, graduate, or doctorate programs of study in Music Education and General Music.

Experience teaching online and in traditional classroom courses is desired.

We are seeking applicants to provide in-person, hybrid, and/or online instruction. We desire someone with traditional classroom teaching experience.

About JSU

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven schools on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education; Health Professions and Wellness; Human Services and Social Sciences; Science and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

Department Information

The mission of the David L. Walters Department of Music is to develop musicians who are aware of the past, engaged in the present, anticipating the future, and capable of leading and making musical contributions in whatever community or walk of life they choose. We offer professional training and promote scholarship among students in the discipline of music, sharing the expertise of our faculty in the training of music educators and performers. We recognize the interdependence among performance studies, music education and the theoretical and historical aspects of musical study, and we strive to instill excellence in each of these areas. We provide leadership for the region, and serve the musical needs of the University, the general college student, campus cultural goals, and the larger surrounding community through ensembles, solo performances, and curricular offerings.

A diverse and inspiring faculty trained at some of the nation's premier institutions are active as performers, scholars, composers, and teachers. Students have rare opportunities to work closely with and learn from these artist-teachers individually and in a wide variety of ensemble, seminar, and classroom settings. An energetic student body is fully engaged in a wide variety of musical performance and learning activities, and all gain significant experience by playing key leadership roles within them.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree appropriate for the discipline or training and experience in the field to be qualified to teach specific courses.
  • Traditional classroom teaching experience.
  • Experience with in-person, hybrid and online instruction.

Required Application Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts required upon hire)

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