School of Music: Applied Saxophone

Location
Edinburg
Posted
Nov 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


School of Music: Applied Saxophone

Job Class Code: 00031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV0827
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Applied Saxophone to join the School of Music in the Fall 2019. Primary responsibilities include teaching applied saxophone (undergraduate and graduate), woodwind methods, participate in the development of a Jazz Certificate program, teach courses in the jazz curriculum relevant to the candidate's experience and expertise, and other courses as assigned by the director of the School of Music. Other expectations include active scholarly presence in the field of music, collegial participation in service activities, and recruiting. This position requires collaboration with the current classical saxophone professor. This position is based in Brownsville and may involve instruction on both the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses. Successful candidate will be assigned the standard academic teaching load for an Assistant Professor.
UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's vision, mission and core priorities (http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/strategic-plan/index.htm).

Minimum Qualifications:
DMA, or equivalent, in Music from an accredited university. ABD applicants will be considered if degree will be complete by August 31, 2019. A record of successful teaching at the collegiate level.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Background in classical saxophone performance. Experience teaching and performing in the jazz idiom. A record of active scholarship/creative activity.

Preferred Qualification:
A record of successful undergraduate student recruitment.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2019

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 11/05/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application.

Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.

To apply for this job posting visit: careers.utrgv.edu

For your application to be properly reviewed and considered the committee is requesting the following documents: the application on line, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, Multi Media - links to recent videos (within the last 2 years) of unedited performances in a variety of styles, including jazz. List of three references, and unofficial transcripts (graduate and undergraduate - Once hired, official transcript are required).

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/19538





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