Assistant Professor, Music


first_imgCover LetterTeaching Video(s)Statement of Scholastic/Creative Activity as it fits thedisciplineTwo samples of scholarship/creative activity Job SummaryThe Bower School of Music and the Arts at Florida Gulf CoastUniversity seeks anexceptional scholar and pedagogue for a full-time, nine-month,multi-year renewableappointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 7,2021. The BowerSchool of Music invites applicants who can contribute a uniqueperspective to the musictheory area and provide excellent teaching that fosters andpromotes theory andmusicianship skills relevant to the needs of twenty-first centurymusicians.The successful candidate will be expected to teach the coreundergraduate music theoryand aural skills curriculum; teach courses aligned with theirarea(s) of research/creativespecialty; have a strong commitment to pedagogy and a willingnessto contribute toongoing curricular dialogue at the course and program level; pursueand maintain a highlevel of scholarly research and creative activity (including, butnot limited to, presentation,publication, and performance); engage in service opportunities tothe University andcommunity; participate in program and departmental meetings.Candidates who canprovide meaningful contributions to other academic areas (e.g.Music Education, MusicPerformance, or Music Therapy) as required by the curriculum orassigned by the Directorare strongly encouraged to apply. Special consideration will begiven to applicants whoare members of diversity groups that have been historicallyunderrepresented in facultypositions in higher education.Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive universitydedicated to qualityeducation, research, and service. All faculty are expected to beexcellent teachers,responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovativedelivery of instructionresulting in improved student learning; produce peer reviewedscholarship appropriate tothe discipline; and provide service to the College, University, andCommunity. Rankedfaculty typically teach three courses each fall and springsemester, with additional summerteaching contracts available on a limited basis. Teachingassignments may be on the maincampus or at off-campus sites within our region.Job DescriptionTypical duties include but are not limited to: Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distancelearning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating bothwithin and outside the University in the development and deliveryof instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must valuecontinued scholarship and service to the school and university.Ability to contribute effectively and collegially to a positive,dynamic, and inclusive learning environment that nurtures studentcreativity. This position is listed as “open until filled”; however,applications received by 5:00 pm Monday, November 30, 2020 willreceive priority consideration.Salary is $56,000.00 – NegotiableFGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer. Plans and teaches courses in assigned course.Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures,tests, and evaluates.Maintains highest possible standards of classroominstruction.Keeps abreast of new information and developments in field ofinstruction.Actively serves on university committees.Actively participates in institutional meetings.Maintains professional skills through regular professionaldevelopment, and other activities appropriate to higher educationfaculty.Assists with the development of curriculum.Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Special Instructions to Applicants:Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basisavailable August 2021.Because applications and materials are subject to public review andretention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT sendexamples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so.Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks,slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BERETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need tosubmit specific additional materials. Such materials will becomethe property of FGCU.Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be availablefor public review upon request.Required Materials: Additional Job DescriptionRequired Qualifications: Terminal degree in music, completed by start ofappointmentDemonstrated record of scholarly/creative achievement throughpresentation,publication, and/or performance commensurate with careerstageDemonstrated experience with pedagogy at the college/universitylevelCommitment to collegial and collaborative engagement withcolleagues to support an increasingly diverse, multiculturalstudent population. Additional Materials (the application will ask you to upload anyadditional required documents from the job posting.) The followingare the additional that should be uploaded in thatsection: Preferred Qualifications: Unofficial TranscriptsCurriculum VitaeList of 5 professional referencesStatement of teaching Philosophy, including applicantscommitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: College/University teaching experience beyond the graduateassistant levelExperience teaching core undergraduate music theory and auralskills curriculaDemonstrated excellence in music theory and aural skillspedagogy, innovative course development, novel uses of technologyin the classroom, and creative approaches to teachingSecondary area(s) of specialty complementary to existing BSMAfaculty specialtiesDemonstrated experience with learning management systems andonline curriculum deliveryDemonstrated interest in and engagement with current topics inthe field of music theoryResearch specialty and/or teaching expertise in popular music,jazz, and/or non-Western music and music theoryExperience advising music majors and minorslast_img read more