Full-time Faculty, Guitar - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Berklee College of Music invites nominations and applications for a full-time faculty position in the Guitar Department. The ideal candidate will demonstrate familiarity in a variety of contemporary styles and have a strong foundation in improvisation. S/he will be a compassionate teacher and performer—serving as a mentor and role model for students.

This is a 9-month full- time faculty position with a renewable contract, initial appointment to begin September 1st, 2016. Compensation is commensurate with professional experience.


  • Teach private guitar lessons and labs/classes in a variety of contemporary styles
  • Advance the student experience and the work of the Department, the Division, and the College
  • Contribute to curriculum development and review
  • Serve on Department, Division, and/or College committees as assigned
  • Assist with student advising
  • Contribute to Guitar Department-sponsored special events
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • A minimum of ten years effective teaching experience and curriculum development at the college level.
  • A record of significant performing and recording experience
  • Evidence of current performing and professional development
  • Strong command of technology to support teaching
  • Expertise in teaching improvisation and a variety of contemporary guitar styles
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Masters of Music or equivalent professional experience 

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Full-time Faculty, Guitar
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Music (instrument)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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