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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50614 Document ID: AB471-26PS Posted on: 2018-03-0703/07/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor, Jazz & Music Education

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time Service Schedule:Academic Year

Position Description:

The University of Northern Iowa's School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Jazz and Music Education to begin August 2018. This position will direct the second jazz band, teach the graduate Jazz Pedagogy course, provide private individual instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in jazz piano, and teach courses within the Music Education curriculum. Additional assignments in the Jazz and Music Education divisions may be made according to expertise and department need. Additional responsibilities include recruiting potential students and maintaining an active performance and service portfolio.

Education Requirements:

Doctoral degree in music with evidence of completion required by August 1, 2018.

Required Qualifications:

Jazz piano skills essential. Recognition for excellence as a performer/composer/arranger in the jazz idiom is required. A minimum of two years of experience teaching in K-12 public schools also required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with prior teaching experience at the collegiate level.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents:Curriculum Vita

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.

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Additional Application Materials


Candidates must submit official transcripts for all degrees, audio recordings demonstrating a broad knowledge of jazz performance styles and consisting primarily of live performance with rhythm section, at least one live video recording of performance and one live video recording of teaching (acceptable formats: YouTube or Vimeo). Please include links to electronic materials in your cover letter.
The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

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 - Michelle.Kostielney@uni.edu
Russell Hall 115
Phone: 319-273-2014
Department URL: https://music.uni.edu/

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