Lecturer in Music History

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Arts/Museum
Department:13030100 - COTA-MUSIC-DIRECTOR

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Job Description:

The School of Music at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Music History. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track position.

Responsibilities: Teach sections of the undergraduate music history sequence (from Antiquity to the present), music appreciation, and a graduate music history course. Additionally, the Lecturer will serve on graduate committees and contribute to the governance of the School of Music, College of the Arts and the University of Florida through participation in faculty meetings and assigned committees, as well as participation in the School of Music and University events. The teaching load is four courses per semester, with three course preparations. Additional duties may include scholarly or creative activity that supports the teaching mission of the Lecturer position, in keeping with its emphasis on professional development and practice.

The School of Music is committed to the University of Florida’s mission of creating an environment of equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion by building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to this environment through teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is competitive, commensurable with qualifications and experience, and includes a generous benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

PhD in Musicology or Music History and previous university teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

We are seeking an individual who is enthusiastic about teaching music history and is well-equipped to teach the music history sequence, as well as music from a variety of contexts and cultures in a general education, music appreciation course.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, all application documents should be submitted by December 1, 2017 via the University of Florida's online application system. Applications will continue to be considered until a suitable applicant pool has been established.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials, including letters of recommendation, at a later stage. 

Inquiries may be sent to: Silvio dos Santos, Chair, Lecturer in Music History Search Committee, Email: mushistsearchuf@arts.ufl.edu

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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