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Assistant Professor (Job Id: UL109)

Position Deleted on 5/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
  • Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Music
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education
Full Time
Job ID: UL109
Location: School of Music

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Position Description

Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track
Effective Date: August 1, 2014

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in choral music education, foundations of music education, and research methods. Lead practicum and clinical experiences in choral music education. Additional duties may include teaching courses in the area of the candidate's interest and expertise depending on the needs of the School of Music. These could include conducting and repertoire, directing a choral ensemble, technology-based instruction. Supervise student research and clinical teaching experience for music education students. Exhibit productivity in professional research initiatives, university/professional service agendas, and engagement with the local / regional community. Assist in music student recruitment and retention. This is an entry level, full-time, tenure-track position with comprehensive benefits package.

  • Completed doctorate or ABD
  • Successful teaching experience in secondary public school choral/vocal music programs (P-12) and/or university settings and additional expertise in one or more of the following: conducting pedagogy, music education programs in secondary school settings, psychology of music, technology-mediated instruction
  • Evidence of scholarly activity in music education/music performance leadership
The University of Louisville is Kentucky's premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university in the state's largest urban area. With a national reputation for its high-quality undergraduate programs and over twenty nationally recognized research, graduate, and professional programs, the University also has a strong commitment to the community in which it resides. UofL has experienced steady growth with a current enrollment of 21,000 students, 350 of whom are enrolled in the School of Music in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs (BA, BM, BME, MM, MME). The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM since 1938, has enjoyed relationships with the community's leading music organizations, including the Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Opera International, Chamber Music Society of Louisville, Louisville Ballet, and Louisville's leading choral organizations. The School is also home to the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, one of the most prestigious international prizes for composers. The school also enjoys a collaborative arrangement with the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland. The city of Louisville offers hospitality, warmth, and smaller city advantages like shorter commutes and lower cost of living alongside major city amenities such as professional orchestra, opera, ballet, theatre, museums, great collegiate athletic teams, incredible dining, and a nationally-acclaimed parks system.

All applicants must apply online via the "Online App. Form" link below. Please attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a reference list with names and contact information of at least five individuals who may be contacted for a current reference. Under other documents, please attach an unofficial transcript of coursework for most recent completed degree. Recordings and other supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, may be requested after initial screening of candidates. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
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