Assistant Professor, Piano Pedagogy & Performance

Job description

Job Category: Faculty
Type of Position: Tenure-Track
Full Consideration Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Advertising Started on: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
College: College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences
Department: School of Music


Salary: $49,000.00 - $51,500.00

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Service Schedule: Academic Year
Position Description: The University of Northern Iowa's College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music in Piano Pedagogy and Performance. The primary responsibilities of this position include managing group piano curriculum as taught by other faculty and graduate assistants and teaching in the sequence as needed; teaching piano pedagogy courses to undergraduate and graduate students; and coordinating piano proficiency requirements for all music majors in the School of Music. Additional responsibilities include developing strategies and implementing recruiting efforts to attract outstanding pianists, including graduate students interested in piano pedagogy, both nationally and internationally; providing individual applied instruction to undergraduate students in piano beyond proficiency; collaborating in performance with students or fellow faculty-artists; and additional duties dependent upon School of Music needs and applicant's area(s) of expertise. The successful candidate will maintain an active portfolio of scholarly research/creative activities and service, including performances and/or presentations at nationally and internationally recognized conferences and conventions.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement.
Education Requirements: Earned doctoral degree in Piano Pedagogy by August 26, 2019.
Required Qualification: The required qualifications include recognition for excellence as a pedagogue and record of professional activity in the field of piano pedagogy; demonstrated skills in the areas of piano performance; and a minimum of three years of experience at the collegiate level as a group piano or studio teacher, pianist/collaborator, or keyboard graduate assistant.
Desirable Qualifications: Experience teaching graduate coursework in piano pedagogy.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents: Curriculum Vita Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.
Number of References: 3
Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact Information

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact: Michelle Kostielney - [email protected]
Russell Hall 115
Phone: 319-273-2014
Department URL:

Professional References: Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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