JOB: Assistant Professor Jazz Studies
December 20, 2013
The College of Music at CU Boulder seeks an accomplished performer and teacher of jazz for the Thompson Jazz Studies Program. Appointment to commence in August of 2014.
Duties: Teaching duties may include undergraduate and graduate courses in jazz studies in any of the following areas: jazz composition and arranging, jazz theory, jazz pedagogy, private studio teaching, jazz history and jazz improvisation. The candidate will also direct/coach one or more ensembles and will be expected to actively engage in recruitment activities, serve on College of Music committees, advise students in preparation for recitals and theses, and perform other duties as assigned. Ongoing professional activity as a performer, composer, and/or scholar is expected.
Qualifications: Masters required in jazz or related field, Doctorate preferred. Established record of excellence in teaching at the university level and a strong record of national performances. Demonstrated success in the publication of jazz compositions/arrangements is desired as well as expertise in jazz trombone performance.
Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure track, salary negotiable.
Applications: Screening will begin February 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, college transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to www.jobsatcu.com (reference job posting F01009).
Supporting materials, including one CD of a compilation of professional recordings and up to three scores for original compositions or arrangements, should be sent no later than February 1, 2014 to:
Dr. John Gunther, Chair
Jazz Studies Search Committee
College of Music, UCB 301
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309
The College of Music offers degree programs in performance, musicology and music education from the bachelor’s degree through the doctorate level. The Thompson Jazz Studies Program is an endowed program offering the following degrees: BM in Jazz Studies, MM in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy, and the DMA in Jazz Studies. The jazz area includes three full-time faculty and five part-time instructors who oversee 30-35 majors, three big bands and seven jazz combos.
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