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Assistant Professor of Music Education (Choral Emphasis) (Faculty)

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72032
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Posting Number F0572019
Working Title Assistant Professor of Music Education (Choral Emphasis) (Faculty)
Department Org 335000 - Music
Position Summary

The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications and nominations for a nine-month tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Music Education in the Department of Music. The department enjoys endowments and private scholarship funds of approximately $1.5 million, annual university performance scholarships of over $700,000, a visiting artist series, and NASM accreditation. Many performances are presented in the state-of-the-art, 1200-seat, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall.

The department serves 200 majors and minors, and offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees: BA, BM (Music Education, Composition, Performance), MM (Music Education, Performance, Conducting, Theory), as well as a Graduate Certificate program. The faculty is composed of 33 full-time and 11 adjunct members, most of whom have national and international reputations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The positions responsibilities include teaching Choral Methods in Music Education, directing University Chorus, and supervising interns and student teachers. Depending on the candidates qualifications, additional responsibilities may include teaching Music Education as a Profession, Learning and Development for music education majors, or various graduate music education courses.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Required Education and/or Experience

Qualifications include the Ph.D. in music education (ABD will be considered for appointment), Ed.D., or equivalent, and significant experience in K-12 music education. The department is seeking a candidate with experience in working with a diverse student population.

Preferred Education and/or Experience
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
University, Campus, and Community Description

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas.
Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 11,000, of which approximately 1,800 are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including seven doctoral programs. The student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.

Desired start date 08/16/2020
Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 11/18/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a teaching segment video in the form of a link underneath the portfolio portion of the application.
Three letters of reference will be requested.
For full consideration please submit your application and requested documents by January 10, 2020.

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