Instructor of Clarinet

Job description

Position Number 998938

Functional Title Instructor of Clarinet

Position Type Non-Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The UNCG School of Music seeks a non-tenure track clarinet instructor for full-time employment with benefits. The candidate must be able to show evidence of successful clarinet performance and clarinet instruction on a university or college level. Teaching experience in applied clarinet and related courses at the
collegiate level. Responsibilities include:
- Teach studio clarinet
- Provide studio administration and support
- Faculty governance service and participation in recruiting
- Additional areas of teaching and service may be determined depending upon School needs, candidates' individual interests, qualifications, and expertise

The UNCG School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM since 1938, is a unit of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and is the only institution in North Carolina offering comprehensive degrees in music performance and music education from the baccalaureate through the doctorate with over 70 faculty members teaching a music student body of c. 600 majors. For years, the School's alumni have distinguished themselves in important professional positions throughout the world while its student ensembles continue to perform frequently in prestigious state, regional, and international settings. Since 1999, the School of Music has occupied a building that affords students and faculty up-to-date technology and an outstanding environment for all aspects of music study and performance.

Greensboro, equidistant between Atlanta and Washington, DC, between the mountains and the seashore, has been designated an All-American City. Greensboro is extremely arts-oriented and, along with its sister cities in the "Triad" (Winston-Salem and High Point), provides a vital cultural stimulus to the entire Piedmont region and state of North Carolina.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing members of historically underrepresented groups at all faculty/staff levels. The UNCG School of Music seeks applications from candidates who will actively contribute to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral Degree in Music Performance or equivalent professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in applied clarinet and related courses at the collegiate level

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur after the application has been successfully submitted.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of References
4. One-page statement of teaching philosophy
5. Links to three high-quality recordings, at least one of which must be a performance video
6. Unofficial academic transcripts

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Music Performance - 12611

Job Open Date 12/14/2017

For Best Consideration Date 02/01/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Temporary

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Audio or Video Link 1
  6. Audio or Video Link 2
  7. Audio or Video Link 3
  8. Unofficial Transcript(s)
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Other
    2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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