University of Utah Assistant Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah
Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Department 00078 - School of Music
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin July 1, 2020
DUTIES :(1) Teach undergraduate and graduate music education courses; (2) supervise graduate research, theses, projects, and dissertations at the masters and doctoral levels as assigned; (3) conduct music education research and engage in creative activities designed to enhance teaching and learning; (4) recruit undergraduate and graduate students; (5) supervise student teachers; (6) serve on committees as assigned; and (7) build and maintain productive relationships with other Utah music educators. The School of Music seeks to create a diverse and inclusive, rigorous and responsible environment that reaches across disciplines to foster highly adaptive creators and thinkers.
QUALIFICATIONS :(1) Doctorate preferred, ABD considered; (2) outstanding musician with successful music teaching background; (3) minimum three years successful school teaching required, (4) college/university teaching experience desirable; (5) evidence of the potential to develop a national reputation in music education through scholarly research and creative activities, as defined in our Retention, Promotion, and Tenure guidelines http://music.utah.edu/faculty/resources.php
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Applicants must submit (1) a letter of application including a link to a teaching video (any level/content of instruction); (2) curriculum vitae (including the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3 to 5 persons who can provide references); (3) a succinct teaching statement; (4) 3 confidential letters of recommendation (uploaded directly by recommenders); (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Submit all materials electronically.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Candidates should complete their on-line application prior to January 6, 2020, to ensure full consideration. Candidates who proceed to the final level will be required to participate in a routine criminal background check and to provide official transcripts. For more information, or to suggest nominations for this position, please contact Dr. Jared Rawlings, chair of the search committee, at email@example.com . Do not send other materials unless requested.
Open Date 10/28/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00515CF