Visiting Assistant Professor, Director of Wind Ensemble

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THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOOL OF MUSIC

ONE-YEAR VISITING FACULTY POSITION

DIRECTOR OF WIND ENSEMBLE

 

RANK/SALARY: Visiting Assistant Professor, one-year visiting appointment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

DUTIES: Responsibilities include: (1) Conduct the Wind Ensemble; and (2) Teach courses in music education and conducting. Other duties may include: (1) Conduct the Symphonic Band; and (2) Assist in Supervising Student Teachers.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in Wind Conducting or Music Education, or equivalent experience (ABD Considered); demonstrated success in directing university bands; experience working with and/or teaching in public school band programs.

PROCEDURE: The letter of application, curriculum vitae (including the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3 to 5 persons who can provide a reference), 3 confidential letters of recommendation (uploaded directly by recommenders), succinct teaching/conducting philosophy statement, (unofficial) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a link to a rehearsal video AND a performance video (university level) must be submitted electronically via: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/108837. 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 20, 2021 to ensure full consideration. Candidates who proceed to the final level will be required to participate in a routine FBI background check. For more information, or to suggest nominations for this position, contact Dr. Jared Rawlings (J.Rawlings@utah.edu

APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 (Duties begin August 15, 2021)

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator and its policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, status as a person with a disability, or veteran’s status. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. To inquire further about the University’s nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies or to request a reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application process, please contact the following individual who has been designated as the University’s Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 South Presidents Circle, Rm. 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (801) 581-8365, email: oeo@utah.edu. 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 of Utah was established in 1850 and is the state’s oldest and largest institution of higher education. Salt Lake City is the home of the University and is consistently rated among the best places to live by Cities Rated and Places Rated Almanac. The University is a major research institution and offers the BA, BM, MA, MM, DMA, and PhD music degrees with programs in composition, conducting, jazz studies, music education, music theory, musicology, and performance. The School of Music is one of five academic units in the College of Fine Arts. Its excellent facilities accommodate over 375 majors and 90 faculty members. Additional information about the School of Music and the University can be found at http://www.music.utah.edu