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Assistant Professor (Job Id: UL110)

Position Deleted on 5/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
School of Music
Louisville, KY
Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Music
Full Time
Job ID: UL110
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 undergraduate and graduate applied clarinet. Additional duties may include courses in clarinet literature and clarinet pedagogy, coaching student chamber music ensembles, performing with the Louisville Winds (faculty woodwind quintet) and performing with the Grawemeyer Players (faculty new music ensemble). Maintain ongoing creative/scholarly activity and performance visibility in the region and at the national and international levels. Engage in service to the university, community, and profession. Familiarity with classroom/studio technology tools will be an advantage. This is an entry level, full-time, tenure-track position with comprehensive benefits package.

Excellence in teaching private clarinet at the university level and significant performance experience. Minimum academic requirement is M.M. in Clarinet Performance. Completed doctorate or equivalent in professional experience is preferred.

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 Dwight Anderson Music Library, housing the largest academic music collection in the state of Kentucky, includes and archive of materials related to the Grawemeyer Award and the Ricasoli Collection of 400 European manuscripts and editions from the 18th and early 19th centuries. 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.

Apply online via the "Online App. Form" link below. Please attach a cover letter of interest, curriculum vita/professional resume, and a reference list with names and contact information of five individuals who may be contacted for a current reference. Also mail a CD representative of recent live performances. References will be contacted only after the candidate is notified. Review of applications begins January 22, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Send materials to: Prof. Bruce Heim, Chair, Clarinet Search Committee, School of Music, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292.
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