Temporary, Part-Time Lecturers in African American and Creative Music
Open April 9th, 2019 through Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by May 9th, 2019, you will have until May 24th, 2019 to complete your application.
University of California, Irvine, Department of Music Call for applications for temporary teaching position
Seeking temporary instructors to teach courses related to African American music, improvised music, and creative music during AY 2019-20. We invite applications from musicians and scholars to teach courses that fall under either or both of the following two categories: 1) undergraduate music and culture courses in a lecture-discussion format, including courses aimed at fostering dialogue between Music majors and African American Studies majors (possible courses include Jazz History, Hip Hop, and other topics in African American music, with potential for cross-listing with African American studies); and/or 2) graduate-level seminars, individual instruction and performance-based ensemble courses that focus on improvisation and African American creative music traditions, directed primarily at students in the PhD program in Integrated Composition, Improvisation and Technology (possible courses include graduate seminars in practical or theoretical topics, performance ensembles, and individual composition instruction).
Required qualifications include a bachelor's degree in music, previous experience teaching in university and college environments, and a record of professional activity as a musician or scholar.
Preferred qualifications include a master's or doctoral degree in music or the equivalent in professional experience, a significant record of professional contributions to the field as a musician or scholar, and previous university-level teaching experience as instructor of record.
Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreements.
Completed applications will consist of a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement outlining past and/or potential contributions toward diversity; one or more sample syllabi addressing the course needs listed in the position description (please indicate whether or not the course has been taught previously and if so, where); and a list of three references (contact information only).
Please do not send materials via mail; the application process is entirely online.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.