Instructor in Persian Music
University of California Irvine School of the Arts
United States

Temporary Part-Time Instructor in Persian Music

Job #JPF08046
  • Music / Claire Trevor School of the Arts / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open January 5, 2023 through Monday, Feb 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Temporary Part-Time Instructor in Persian Music

The UCI Department of Music is seeking an instructor for a course on “Introduction to Persian Music” for Spring Quarter 2023. Qualifications include a PhD in Music, and an exhibited track record of success in teaching undergraduate students at the university level. This role requires advanced expertise in classical Persian music research and Radif, knowledge of vocal Radif and Pish-Radif and its application in teaching Persian music, and advanced abilities in reading and writing in Persian. This temporary position also requires expertise in the music of modern Iran as the course covers various musical genres practiced in Iran and its diaspora. In addition, candidates should demonstrate the ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population.

Duties of the instructor include teaching for 180-minutes cumulatively split over two days per week, and working closely with the students in preparation for their final papers.

Applications must be submitted online at To be considered, completed applications must be submitted by February 13, 2023. Completed applications will consist of a cover letter indicating your area(s) of interest, a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, statement of contributions toward diversity, and a list of three references (contact information only).


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Qualifications include a PhD in Music, and an exhibited track record of success in teaching undergraduate students at the university level.

Application Requirements

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Contact information only - the department will connect with potential letter writers, if applicable.

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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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