Full-Time Viola Faculty


  • Teach applied lessons and lead weekly performance classes for both Graduate Studies Program and Pre-College  
  • Coach chamber music 
  • Lead sectional rehearsals for TJS Graduate Orchestra  
  • Play side-by-side with graduate students in chamber music and orchestra as needed 
  • Teach in a secondary area as qualified 
  • Actively recruit students 
  • Perform chamber music with colleagues as part of the TJS resident faculty ensemble  


  • Fluency in English (the graduate program at TJS is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, therefore all courses are taught in English) 
  • Extensive experience performing in professional Western orchestras and chamber ensembles at the highest international level  
  • Minimum 5 years of collegiate teaching experience required  
  • Entrepreneurial minded and comfortable with the uncertainties associated with a new venture 

Salary and Benefits

Competitive full-time salary 
Expatriate faculty packages that include: 

  •   Housing 
  •   International private school for children 
  •   Annual trips back home 
  •   Medical insurance 
  •   Relocation assistance 
  •   Multi-year contract 

Professional Opportunities

  • Performance opportunities in major venues in China and Asia.  Full-time resident faculty will become part of a vibrant TJS faculty ensemble, which will be the flagship performance ensemble of the school to perform and tour in China and Asia 
  • Opportunities to collaborate with Juilliard faculty in New York both in Tianjin and in New York 
  • Opportunities to collaborate with renowned Chinese musicians through new commissions  
  • Opportunities to collaborate with key partner organizations in China and Asia through chamber music and orchestral concerts  
  • Opportunities to give master classes throughout China and beyond  

Qualified candidates should submit following materials to jobs@TianjinJuilliard.edu.cn with using the job title as the subject line: 

  • A cover letter describing why you are interested in living and working in China and how you can contribute to The Tianjin Juilliard School 
  • Resume 
  • Three references (names and contact information) 
  • Video link(s) of most recent performances (optional)