Assistant or Associate Professor, Applied Trombone (#32627)

Location
Orlando, Florida
Posted
Apr 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description:  The School of Performing Arts, Music Department seeks a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in applied trombone. Duties will include instruction, recruitment, retention, and development of the trombone studio, teaching low brass techniques class for music education majors, assisting in the administration of the brass area, and other teaching according to the ability of the applicant and the needs of the department. We are seeking a candidate who will build strong relationships with school music educators and private studio teachers while relating to and working well with UCF’s diverse student population.

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 63,000 students. Located in Orlando, it is the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.M., B.M.E, and M.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Music, please visit our website at music.cah.ucf.edu. For more information about UCF, please visit www.ucf.edu.

Position Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Music from an accredited institution.

Significant experience as an artist/performer in trombone performance at a regional level that demonstrates a clear capacity for academic advancement commensurate with a tenure-earning position.

Demonstrated success in teaching, recruitment, and retention of trombone students at the college/university level.

In order to be eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor upon hire, the successful candidate must have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and teaching experience commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment in the Department of Music.

Preferences:  Doctorate in Music from an accredited institution.

Significant experience as an artist/performer in trombone performance at a national level that demonstrates a clear capacity for academic advancement commensurate with a tenure-earning position or a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and teaching experience commensurate with a tenured position.

Ability to teach and perform in both classical and jazz genres.

Demonstrated experience and interest in collaborative chamber music with UCF faculty.

Additional Application Materials Required:  The university requires that all candidates apply online at www.jobswithucf.com. In addition to the online application, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three current professional references. Candidates must also submit a link, using an online platform of the candidate’s choosing (YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, etc.), containing 30 minutes of current and representative live solo performances recorded within the past two years. The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts. Please direct search related questions to Thad Anderson, search chair, at tra@ucf.edu.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

Application deadline is May 11, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.