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Assistant/Associate Adjunct Professor in Musicianship Apply now to Assistant/Associate Adjunct Professor in Musicianship
Music / Herb Alpert School of Music / UCLA
Salary range: The current minimum pay range is $70,900-$92,800, as defined in Table 1 of the UC salary scales.
Open date: March 27, 2023
Next review date: Wednesday, Apr 26, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Wednesday, Apr 26, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The UCLA Department of Music invites applications for an Assistant or Associate
Adjunct Professor in musicianship. Full-time (100%) position plus benefits. 40 hours per week, including twelve to twenty weekly hours of student contact time plus TA supervision, course planning, and class preparation. Salary commensurate with applicant qualifications and experience. This is not a tenure-track position but may be renewed annually. Responsibilities include directly teaching some first- and second-year fundamental musicianship courses and coordinating and supervising Academic Student Employees (Teaching Assistants) who serve as primary instructors for the remaining sections of such courses. Supervision of Academic Student Employees includes weekly meetings, regular observation of TA-taught sections with feedback provided, and setting curriculum and grading policies.
In tandem with a process across the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, the department is renewing its core musicianship curriculum for students across different disciplines in music. Content for musicianship training shall be adapted to the learning needs of the diverse backgrounds of the School’s student population, including majors in composition, education, ethnomusicology, global jazz studies, music industry, musicology, and performance. Candidates are expected to be familiar with the latest developments in music theory pedagogy and well-versed in teaching musicianship through a combination of traditional and innovative methods incorporating a wide repertoire of music.
Recommended qualifications: Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience in music performance, composition, theory and/or music education; significant professional experience as a composer/educator/performer; keyboard skills in a variety of musical styles; a record of experience teaching music students of different skill levels in a university context; familiarity with keyboard/digital media/computer labs and current technologies in the field.
Finalists for the position may be invited to UCLA in spring 2023 for a teaching
demonstration with current musicianship students.
The application deadline is April 23, 2023 with an anticipated appointment date of July 1, 2023. Applications should include a letter stating interest in the position and a philosophy of teaching, comprehensive resume or curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and names and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants are highly encouraged to also include online video links representing their teaching and examples of musicianship course syllabi.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience in music performance, composition, theory and/or music education.
Cover Letter - Stating interest in the position.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form
Online Audio and/or Video Links of Teaching (Optional)
Musicianship Course Syllabi (Optional)
Only references of applicants who advance to the short list will be contacted.
Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08322
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