Position: Full-time, 10 month, tenure accruing faculty position
Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
The University of Florida School of Music, College of the Arts, invites applications seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives for the position Assistant Professor of Trombone.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in applied trombone/bass trombone. Maintain creative / scholarly and service contributions appropriate for a faculty member at a major university; and serve on university committees as assigned.
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must hold a terminal degree or professional equivalency. Master’s degree required.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience in higher education, public school teaching experience, and evidence of scholarly research and publications and presentations, and/or professional level performance experience are preferred, as is the ability to perform and teach in multiple musical styles.
Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://jobs.ufl.edu.
Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application; (2) professional resume or CV; (3) list of three professional references. In addition, the online application system will prompt the applicant for the names and contact information of the recommenders; the system will then email the recommenders directly to request the upload of a letter. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 and continue until an applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by November 13, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.
Inquiries may be sent to:
Chair, Trombone Search Committee
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 4621 or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and those who practice conduct of inclusion.
The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and any other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.
THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA:
The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land grant foundation. 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.
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, School of Music, 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.
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.