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Assistant Professor, Trombone

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter (which includes a statement that indicates how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service), contact information for three references, a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy, and upload 3-5 recent recordings including at least one live, unedited video.

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Trombone
Department Music
Department Web Address www.unr.edu/cla/music/
Full Time Equivalent

100%

Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade II
Tenure Track Tenure Track
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno invites experienced educator/performers to apply for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Trombone position starting in the Fall 2018 semester.

Primary responsibilities: Recruit and teach undergraduate and graduate trombone majors (Performance, Music Education, or Bachelor of Arts in Music) and minors; teach the brass methods class (in conjunction with the brass faculty); maintain an active performing/scholarly career; serve on committees (university, college, and department as needed).

Depending on the special skills and interests of the candidate, additional duties may include: wind chamber music coaching, jazz trombone, sight-singing/dictation, music theory, music appreciation, low brass, or other courses as needed.

We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will contribute to the ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic inclusivity of the Department and University.

OUR DEPARTMENT
The University of Nevada, Reno, department of Music has 30 full-time and 32 part-time faculty, and approximately 200 music majors. The department, an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music (in Education and Performance), Master of Arts, and Master of Music degrees, and is launching a DMA degree program in either 2018 or 2019.

OUR UNIVERSITY AND REGION

The University of Nevada, Reno is the historic land-grant campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education with a student population of approximately 21,000. The institution offers 70 M.A. and Ph.D. programs in nine colleges. The Reno-Tahoe area, with a population in excess of 400,000, supports the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orchestra, and many arts-oriented events. Reno is renowned for its wonderfully varied climate, extensive outdoor recreational opportunities, and proximity to Lake Tahoe and the San Francisco Bay Area. Only 30-45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and major ski resorts, Reno is rated as one of the top locations in the US for living and outdoor recreation. The University and its metropolitan area enjoy a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community. For more information about the city and the surrounding area, please visit www.cityofreno.com and www.visitrenotahoe.com.

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in music performance required. Excellence in trombone performance in solo, chamber and/or orchestral settings.

Evidence of successful teaching at the college/university level. Ability to work with staff and faculty from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

The successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and show the ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Larry Engstrom, Search Chair- engstrom@unr.edu

Victoria Bell, Search Coordinator- victoriab@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter (which includes a statement that indicates how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service), contact information for three references, a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy, and upload 3-5 recent recordings including at least one live, unedited video.

Job Open Date 09/11/2017
Job Close Date 10/20/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72849
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you initially learn about this recruitment/job opening?
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  2. If applicable, give more details on specific resource(s) indicated above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants)
Optional Documents