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Part-Time Faculty – Applied Violin & Viola

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University invites applications for a part-time faculty of music in Applied Violin and Viola. The position is available for August 2024.  Anderson University is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply. Pay rates are commensurate with credentials and experience.

Qualifications: Professional experience in violin and/or viola performance and expertise in violin and viola pedagogy within diverse genres of classical & contemporary music. Candidates should demonstrate strong musicianship and a successful record of teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. A doctorate or master’s degree in music is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in music with violin or viola as a primary instrument is required.

The South Carolina School of the Arts

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University is a nationally recognized school that offers robust training for professional visual, musical and theatrical artists who are serious about both their art and Christian faith.  We mentor students to develop their craft to its fullest potential so they may thrive professionally and serve others through the arts.  We believe that intense transformative mentorship inspires the current generation of student artists. Alumni are employed in the nation’s musical and theatrical centers and across the world.

The South Carolina School of the Arts offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music degrees with majors and concentrations in graphic design, painting and drawing, ceramics, art education, photography, musical theatre, theatrical design, acting and directing, dance, commercial music, worship leadership, music education, and performance.  Each of the three departments within the South Carolina School of the Arts are fully accredited by their respective national accrediting agencies (NASM, NASAD, and NAST).

 The Department of Music

  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music
  • David Perry, Chair,
  • Current Music Major Enrollment: 130
  • Curriculum:

Bachelor of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Music Education – Vocal/Choral or Instrumental
Bachelor of Music in Performance
Bachelor of Music in Worship Leadership
Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music
Master of Music in Music Education

Undergraduate courses are held on site and graduate applied lessons are taught remotely (online).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Potential candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. David Perry

Chair of the Department of Music

The South Carolina School of the Arts

Anderson University

316 Boulevard

Anderson, SC 29621

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to