Department: School of Music
Full Consideration Date: 03/01/2021
The University of Northern Iowa’s School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Bassoon with a secondary area of specialization, starting August 2021. This position will provide individual instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in bassoon performance, teach bassoon reed-making classes and the bassoon component of double reed techniques class (for undergraduate music education majors), and other courses depending on qualifications and department need. Preferred secondary areas of specialization include music education and music theory, but music business/entrepreneurship, music technology, and music therapy will also be considered. Additional responsibilities include recruiting outstanding students and maintaining an active performance and service portfolio.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As UNI advances our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.
Doctoral degree in Music with evidence of degree completion by August 2021 required.
Required qualifications include recognition of excellence as a bassoonist with demonstrated skills and understanding of a broad range of performance styles is required, along with a minimum of two years of university teaching experience.
Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Criminal and other relevant background checks required.
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