Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in Flute
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: The Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific announces a full-time renewable non-tenure-track appointment for Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in flute. We are seeking a dynamic and innovative teacher/performer whose background, professional performing accomplishments, and pedagogy will attract and retain students to the wide variety of program offerings at Pacific's Conservatory. Excellent applied lesson teaching is the primary responsibility and will constitute roughly 2/3rds of the teaching duties. The additional 3rd of the teaching duties will be based upon the qualifications of the selected candidate. Audio and/or video recordings may be requested at a later date.
Minimum Qualifications: College-level experience highly desirable. Applications from those willing and qualified to teach in related areas such as music theory, music technology (especially instruction with digital audio workstations and music notation software), and musicology are especially welcomed.
Preferred Qualifications: Proven evidence of the ability to attract, retain, and inspire diverse students across multiple areas of interest. An ability to develop, mentor, and teach forward-thinking and relevant 21st century musicians at a level appropriate to their major. Demonstrated ability as a performer and collaborator with faculty colleagues as a chamber musician, soloist, and in other educational settings. Experience in developing multi-faceted and entrepreneurial musical concepts that can be delivered through studio teaching, performance, and/or in class settings. Being a part of a highly motivated and invested faculty that puts student learning at the forefront of the universitys mission. A demonstrated commitment to inclusion and equity as a foundational strength in music and education.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent sitting and computer use. Occasional walking, standing, bending, kneeling and use of phone. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Work performed during standard business hours between 8AM and 5PM. Occasional overtime required to meet critical business deadlines. May require some nights and weekends
Special Instructions: Cover letter, curriculum vita, links to videos of candidate, ideally in teaching and performance settings, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference which include statements supporting the candidates fit for the position; and contact information for two additional references whom may be contacted by the search committee. Review of applications starts immediately and will continue until position is filled.
For first consideration, please apply on or before April 9, 2021.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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