Faculty - Tenure Track - Horn
: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
The Utah Valley University Department of Music invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Horn position beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will be an insightful and engaging teacher and artist-level performer who cultivates and sustains a rigorous learning environment. Duties of this position include teaching applied horn lessons, masterclasses, and chamber music while maintaining a career as a recognized performer and educator. Additional teaching assignments could include pedagogy and literature classes, brass methods, aural skills or theory classes depending on the candidate's qualifications and needs of the department, and other duties as assigned. Brass area service components will include recruiting, entrance auditions, juries, and collaborating with conductors for ensemble placement auditions. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain collegial relationships with secondary school and private brass instructors throughout the region by hosting or providing workshops and clinics.
Qualifications include a completed doctorate degree in horn performance, demonstrated experience teaching college-level applied horn, evidence of accomplishment as a professional performer, demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as well as scholarship, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applicants should upload a cover letter, vitae, and contact information for five references (as Other Document #1). Screening of applicants will begin December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. After the review date, advancing candidates may be asked to provide:
- performance recordings in solo and/or ensemble settings (up to 30 minutes; video recordings where possible)
- video of your teaching or coaching
- representative materials supporting any secondary areas of teaching and scholarship. This could include PDF documentation of syllabi, course materials, or presentations.
The Department of Music includes 290 undergraduate students pursuing performance, education, and commercial music degrees with seventeen full-time faculty and thirty adjunct instructors. The department is a unit within the School of the Arts and is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. In January 2019 the School of the Arts opened the stunning Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, which houses classroom, rehearsal, and performance spaces, including a state-of-the-art 900-seat concert hall. The Noorda is home to a robust concert season from School of the Arts student and faculty performers as well as an extensive professional performing arts series. With over 39,000 students, Utah Valley University is the largest university in Utah.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate in horn performance required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles and methodology of horn performance and pedagogy.
- Proven skills as an accomplished teacher and performer.
- Skills in recruiting outstanding students, interviewing and placement of students.
- Ability to develop curriculum and teach assigned courses.
- Ability to engage students in learning and performing opportunities on campus and in the community.
- Ability to communicate (written and oral) with a wide variety of students, faculty and others.
Experience teaching horn performance in higher education.
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
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Review Start Date:
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Special Instructions to Applicant:
Please upload contact information a minimum of five references as Other Document #1.
References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.
After the review date, advancing candidates may be asked to provide: performance recordings in solo and/or ensemble settings (up to 30 minutes; video recordings where possible), video of your teaching or coaching and representative materials supporting any secondary areas of teaching and scholarship. This could include PDF documentation of syllabi, course materials, or presentations.
To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/16332
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.