The School of Theatre & Music at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks applicants with strong teaching skills for part-time and full-time music faculty positions in the areas of percussion, choral studies, or Latin American music, to begin August 2019.
Responsibilities include teaching core and/or general education music courses, and collaborating with other faculty in advancing the School’s mission to develop practical knowledge, cultural sensitivity, intellectual resourcefulness, and imaginative daring in emerging artists and scholars. All full-time faculty are expected to serve on committees and assist in student advising and recruitment.
Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in music; proven excellence within their specialized field (based on performances, recordings, and publications); a minimum of two years professional experience and teaching in the field with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. Preferred qualifications include experience teaching at the university level; and a record of successful student recruitment.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
UIC is a Carnegie Research 1 university that enrolls over 30,000 students on a 240-acre site one mile wes tof Chicago’s Loop. The School of Theatre & Music provides innovative, rigorous, and comprehensive academic and performance programs to a highly diverse student body. One of four units in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, STM enrolls about 90 undergraduate students in music programs and about 120 undergraduate students in theatre. The faculty consists of performing artists and scholars. There are 24 full-time faculty and about 40 part-time faculty. The School offers coursework leading to a BA in Music, BA in Music Business, BM in MusicPerformance, BM in Jazz Studies, BFA in Acting, BA in Theatre and Performance, and BA in Theatre Design, Production, and Technology. Music ensembles include choirs, concert bands , jazz ensembles, orchestra, athletic band, chamber groups, and jazz combos, among others. For more information, go to http://theatreandmusic.uic.edu.
For fullest consideration, applications must be received by November 26, 2018. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (phone and email) for three references to the UIC job board at jobs.uic.edu. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Michael J. Anderson, at email@example.com.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Th eUniversity of Illinois will conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.