Instructor of Piano

Virginia Tech

Instructor of Piano

  • Institution: Virginia Tech
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Blacksburg, VA US
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Instructor of Piano

  • Virginia Tech | Blacksburg, VA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: August 12, 2022
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Job TitleInstructor of Piano

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ 42,000-45,000

Location Blacksburg, VA US

Deadline August 12, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Richard Masters

Department School of Performing Arts


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Job Description

Full-time, 9-month contract. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start Date: August 10, 2022. Duties: teach class piano and keyboard skills; teach instrumental and vocal accompanying skills; coach ensembles; collaborate with faculty and guest artists in recitals; accompany faculty recitals, guest recitals, sophomore continuation exams, senior recitals, and student juries; coordinate accompanying activities. The successful applicant will maintain an active professional profile on a national level. Additional duties are dependent upon the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the School of Performing Arts.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in piano or collaborative piano. Significant professional and academic experience as a collaborative pianist.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of significant performing experience as a collaborative artist. Experience coordinating accompanying activities at the collegiate level. Experience teaching piano-related courses at the collegiate level.

We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and names/contact information for three (3) references. Candidates should address their contributions to diversity and inclusion via research/teaching/service in their cover letter. Please do not send any other materials at this time. After an initial review, applicants may be asked for additional materials, including performance recordings and instrumental/vocal collaborative repertoire lists. Review of applications will begin on July 8 and continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Rick Masters at ( during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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