Assistant Professor of Violin - 12804BR

Assistant Professor of Violin

Department: 
Music
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
F-Faculty

Position Overview

The School of Music at the University of Kansas seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Violin expected to begin August 18, 2019. Teach applied violin (undergraduate and graduate) and related courses; maintain a strong violin studio; work individually and collaboratively in recruiting music performance, music education, and music therapy students; supervise/mentor teaching assistants; work cooperatively in support of the University, the School of Music, and the University orchestral program; service on graduate and faculty committees; perform with other faculty as a member of the Kansas Virtuosi; participate actively in the cultural and intellectual life of the School and the University.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Music, including a diversity of scholarly approaches. Women, minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Music , including diversity of scholarly artistic approaches are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

40% - Teaching: Teach applied violin (undergraduate and graduate) and related courses; work to build and maintain a strong violin studio; work individually and collaboratively in recruiting music performance, music education, and music therapy students

40% - Research: Conduct research/creative activity in area(s) of expertise; maintain a record of creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility

20% - Service: Supervise/mentor teaching assistants; work cooperatively in support of the University, the School of Music, and the University orchestral program; service on graduate and faculty committees; perform with other faculty as a member of the Kansas Virtuosi; participate actively in the cultural and intellectual life of the School and the University.

Required Qualifications

  1. Doctoral degree in music -or- master’s degree with significant professional performance experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to successfully teach at the collegiate level.
  3. Artist level performance abilities as a violinist.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Complete applications will consist of the following submitted through the online application:
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of interest submitted as a Cover Letter, including internet links to audio or video recordings of recent live performances demonstrating the performance capabilities of the applicant
  3. Contact information (e-mail and telephone) for 3 references, collected in the Reference Section of the online application, who can be contacted for letters of recommendation at the time of interview
  4. A 1-2 page statement discussing personal teaching philosophy within a comprehensive university school of music, including objectives and the means of achieving those objectives; and address your commitment/approach in the use or development of implementing inclusive teaching/advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials.
Review of applications will begin on October 8, 2018 and continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, please apply before the review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Terri Morris
tlmorris@ku.edu
785-864-3422

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

12-Oct-2018

Anticipated Start Date

18-Aug-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12804BR
Department:
Music
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
F-Faculty
Application Review Begins:
12-Oct-2018
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