Assistant Professor of Music-Orchestra Conductor University of Tampa – Tampa, FL

Assistant Professor of Music-Orchestra Conductor
University of TampaTampa, FL
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized comprehensive, private university that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 11 master’s programs.

The Department of Music in the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa is pleased to invite applications for a tenure track position for an Assistant Professor of Music – Orchestra Conductor to begin August 2016.

Responsibilities include:
1. Direct the UT Orchestra and continue development of the student/community orchestra program.
2. Recruit students for the orchestra and music degree programs and participate in departmental admissions activities.
3. Teach additional music courses and/or applied music in area of expertise according to the needs of the music department.
4. Provide leadership in the arts, in the university and in the community.

ABD required, doctorate preferred. Evidence of successful teaching at the college and/or secondary level. Demonstrated success at program development and recruiting.

Additional Information:
Located in the heart of one of the most dynamic commercial regions of Florida, the University has been providing education, training, and leadership skills to the Tampa Bay community through unique partnerships with business, government, the arts, and cultural entities for over 80 years. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, a residentially based educational experience, a commitment to an international focus, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University is growing and enrolls approximately 8000 students from 50 states and 137 countries.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

The College of Arts and Letters embraces the disciplines within the fine and performing arts and the humanities in the departments of Art, Communication, English and Writing, Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, and Speech, Theatre and Dance. While students may select from liberal and high-quality professional majors, the College emphasizes the relationship between majors and areas of inquiry. The College presents a range of public events as well from art exhibitions in the Scarfone-Hartley Gallery, to theatre and dance productions in the historic Falk Theatre, to musical events in the stunning venues in Plant Hall. The College has developed numerous partnering relationships with the outstanding artistic and cultural organizations throughout the Tampa Bay area, and globally including opportunities for its students and faculty to work collaboratively in venues like The Tampa Museum of Art, and other cultural and community venues. Students in the College have studied culture in Cuba, Theatre and Film in Prague, all through these partnering activities. The scholarly Tampa University Press and the literary journal, the Tampa Review both call this College their home.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should be prepared to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, copy of terminal degree transcripts and work sample. Applicants should include in the work sample attachment a sample video recording (secure link to an online source such as YouTube or Vimeo) of conducting. Instructions for the recording: The video should contain two segments – a 10-15 minute unedited rehearsal and a 10-15 minute unedited performance segment with the camera facing the conductor. Links may be provided on document and attached. Please include a statement of vision for an orchestra program in a private liberal arts university. In addition, applicants will be required to enter name and email address for three references providers who can address teaching experience.

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