Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Education

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Arts/Museum
Department:13030000 - COTA-MUSIC

Classification Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Description:

Position: Full-time, nine month, non-tenure accruing, one year faculty position. Possibility of a one year extension.

Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2018

Responsibilities: Teach instrumental music methods and materials, and other undergraduate and graduate music education classes based on candidate interest/expertise and program needs. Observe and supervise student teachers. Teach in the MM in Music Education Distance Learning Program. Participate in appropriate service to the university, public schools, and the profession.

SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Organized within the College of the Arts, the School of Music plays an important role in the academic and cultural life of the University, the College’s Creative Campus initiative and the community. The School has 35 full-time and six adjunct faculty, serving some 160 graduate and 200 undergraduate music majors. Degree programs include B.A., B.M., M.M.,and the Ph.D. in music education, composition, ethnomusicology, and historical musicology. Program emphases include performance, music education, theory, composition, music history and literature, ethnomusicology, conducting, and sacred music. The School of Music is also home to the UF Bands program, which includes “The Pride of the Sunshine” Gator Marching Band. School of Music facilities include the School of Music Building and Steinbrenner Band Hall, among others. The University of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/music.

COLLEGE OF THE ARTS: The College of the Arts fosters creative activity, scholarly and artistic excellence, and innovation across disciplines. We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their critical thinking and inspiring a culture of curiosity and imagination. The College offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Approximately 1,300 students are pursuing majors in degrees offered by the College of the Arts under the direction of 100 faculty members in its three accredited schools — the School of Art + Art History, the School of Music and the School of Theatre + Dance. In addition to its schools, the college comprises the Center for Arts in Medicine, the Digital Worlds Institute, the Center for Arts and Public Policy, the Center for World Arts, the University Galleries, and the Univeresity level of the New World School of the Arts in Miami.

The University of Florida: The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land-grant foundation, ranked one of the top ten best public universities in the nation in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit. UF is a graduate research institution with more than 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and in the community, the Hippodrome State Theatre and Dance Alive National Ballet.

Advertised Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with teaching and related professional experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Masters degree in music education or a related field; teacher certification/licensure and at least three years of successful, full-time instrumental music teaching experience in K-12 school settings.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in music education or a related field; college teaching experience; specialized pedagogical content knowledge for teaching string and/or brass instruments in K-12 schools; technological proficiency; demonstrated record of scholarship including publications, conference presentations, and other similar activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2018 and continue until an applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by January 3, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) names and contact information of three references. The application system will prompt the applicant for the names/emails of the references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference. 

Health Assessment Required: No

 

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