Utah State University

Assistant Professor

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2021 4:53 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-4288
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Faculty
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Faculty
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
Caine College of the Arts
Department
Music
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

Utah State University seeks a dynamic artist-teacher of flute. This is an academic-year (9-month), tenure-track position to begin August of 2022. Review of applications begins November 15, 2021 and continues until filled.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include recruiting, teaching, and administration of the flute studio; coordinating and conducting appropriate flute master classes; rehearsing and performing in the faculty woodwind quintet; and assisting in the instrumental performance, band, and music education programs. The candidate will be able to teach a non-major course in elementary general music.

Additional duties as assigned depending on the strengths of the candidate and departmental needs.

Qualifications

Terminal degree or equivalent professional performing experience with a master’s degree required; at least one degree in Music Education is desirable. The successful candidate will be an accomplished performing musician and teacher with demonstrated success in recruiting and working in a collegiate environment; they will also have a working knowledge of basic elementary general music concepts to effectively teach a course in music teaching for elementary education students and for music majors seeking a K-12 endorsement.
An engaging teaching manner and outstanding interpersonal skills are essential.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Current Curriculum Vita
  2. Transcripts for all degrees and institutions attended (unofficial copies are acceptable initially) uploaded into Documents 1-10
  3. Links to digital video and/or audio recordings of recent and relevant performances uploaded into Documents 1-10. Please do not upload videos and/or audio recordings directly as the system cannot handle larger file sizes
  4. Contact information for five professional references
  5. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

Administered by the Caine College of the Arts, the Music Department has 27 full-time and 40 part-time faculty members serving more than 250 music majors. Located in the Chase Fine Arts Center Complex, departmental facilities include teaching/rehearsal space, faculty offices, the 1640-seat Daines Concert Hall, and the award-winning 400-seat Manon Caine Russell Kathryn Caine Wanlass Performance Hall. The Department offers the Bachelor of Music in Performance; Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy; Bachelor of Music Education; Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy; Master of Music in Guitar, Voice, and Choral Conducting; and the Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. The Department is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Additional information is available at www.music.usu.edu.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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