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Assistant Professor of Music (Strings)

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Assistant Professor of Music (Strings)

Effective Date

August 18, 2014 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with training and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.M. degree or official notification of completion of the degree by August 1, 2014, or equivalent record of professional experience
  • Evidence of experience as a string performer/teacher 
  • Demonstrated success coaching and/or coordinating a university-level chamber music/string program
  • Demonstrated potential to establish effective student recruitment leading to the continued development of an established string program
  • Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • DMA degree, or official notification of completion of the DMA degree by August 1, 2014, or equivalent record of professional experience
  • Demonstrated significant professional experience as a string performer and teacher
  • Demonstrated success as a conductor/coordinator of a university-level chamber music program
  • Demonstrated success in effective student recruitment necessary to the continued development of an established orchestral/string program


  • Teach ensembles, undergraduate and graduate level courses, and applied lessons in String Studies
  • Departmental needs and the candidate's interests and areas of expertise will determine other possible teaching responsibilities
  • Area coordination responsibilities include: hiring and coordination of studio faculty, assigning students to studio faculty, seating and assigning students to appropriate university chamber ensembles, monitoring student growth and development, and coordinating an effective student recruitment program
  • Serve as coach of string chamber music
  • Establish an agenda of creative and scholarly activity. Participate in service to department, college, university, and community

The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Current list of at least five references
  • A copy of transcript from institution awarding the highest degree
  • Semifinalists will be notified and asked to submit video or audio on DVD, CD, or weblink representing work as a soloist or chamber musician and a video via DVD or weblink teaching a lesson, coaching a chamber ensemble, or giving a master class
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three letters of recommendation, and an official transcript

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:


Dr. Carolyn Bremer, Director

California State University, Long Beach

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90804-7101

(562) 985-4781

Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin December 1, 2013.
  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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