Department of Music

Position Announcement: Piano


Collaborative Pianist/Instructor of Piano

One year faculty appointment at the rank of instructor with the possibility of renewal. Full time, 9 months. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start Date: August 10, 2013.

DUTIES: Teach applied piano students, teach piano/ear-training fundamentals, collaborate with faculty in recitals, and accompany Opera Workshop.  Additional duties are dependent upon the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the Department of Music. Maintain an active performing career and program of appropriate research and creative activity. Serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in piano performance/collaborative piano required; doctorate or equivalent experience is preferred. Evidence of significant professional experience as both a solo and collaborative pianist and excellence in teach individual applied piano at the college level is required. 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.

See full description of qualifications as well as application materials and procedures at

DEADLINE: To be assured of full consideration, applications should be received by April 1st. Application review will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is an AA/EO/ADA institution that has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.