Music Appreciation Adjunct Instructor

Employer
Location
Dallas, TX
Posted
May 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number FAC - 201000000217
Job Title Music Appreciation Adjunct Instructor
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Music Appreciation Adjunct Instructor, with a special emphasis on American Music. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received. Adjunct instructors plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/learning objectives and student learning outcomes. An adjunct instructor undertakes the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide quality instruction in undergraduate Art Appreciation courses matching the instructor's background, education, and skills base. Adjunct faculty members will be required to use texts and meet certain content parameters set by the Department of Languages and Communication. Adjunct instructors also will be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria. Additional information about course design, assessment criteria and texts can be obtained from Dr. Sheryl Santos-Hatchett at sheryl.santos-hatchett@untdallas.edu.

UNT Dallas - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to:http://www.untdallas.edu/.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
• Master's degree in Music Education, Music, Music World History, or other Music-related discipline and significant demonstrated experience in teaching Music -related courses.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
• Significant experience in teaching Music in public educational settings to multicultural populations;
• Performance or directing ability;
• Significant knowledge of American Music genres, World Music and/or ethnomusicology;
• Demonstrated ability to inspire Music appreciation for non-majors

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

Flexible availability to teach face to face in the day time as required to meet the academic schedule.


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date 09/01/2017
Ending Date (if temporary) 12/31/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/.
For more information visit http://untdallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Sheryl Santos-Hatchett at sheryl.santos-hatchett@unt.edu. Statements of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested from applicants.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.


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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teaching philosophy
  3. Research Interests

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