Assistant Professor, Clarinet

University Of New Mexico Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 1 week ago

Responsibilities: Teach applied clarinet, literature, and pedagogy at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Recruit and maintain a studio of highly skilled undergraduate and graduate music majors in clarinet performance and music education and assist with recruitment in the woodwind area. Develop strong relationships with school music programs, local youth ensembles, and private instructors. Take an active role in building and maintaining high level clarinet sections in the University Orchestras and Bands.

Perform in the resident faculty wind quintet and maintain an active schedule as a clarinet performer. Coach and develop chamber ensembles. Other teaching duties as assigned.

Located in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico and one of the fastest growing in the Southwest, UNM is a Carnegie Very High Research University and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. UNM is the largest and most comprehensive of the state's institutions of higher education. Founded in 1889, UNM serves a diverse student population of nearly 35,000 on five campuses (approximately 27,000 at its Albuquerque main campus).

The UNM Department of Music, one of six units in the College of Fine Arts, has 300 music majors and is accredited by NASM. Degrees offered include: the Bachelor of Music in performance, string pedagogy, theory and composition, and jazz studies; the Bachelor of Arts in Music; Bachelor of Music Education; and the Master of Arts in performance, woodwinds, string pedagogy, musicology, theory and composition, conducting, collaborative piano, and music education. There are sixty-one full-time and part-time music faculty members.

For the third straight year, Albuquerque Public School Fine Arts has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This award recognizes that APS is leading the way with learning opportunities as outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate in music is required with all degree requirements completed by August 2019. Two years collegiate clarinet teaching experience at graduate assistant level or above.

Preferred Qualifications:
(1) Demonstrated excellence as a clarinet performer. (2) Demonstrated excellence as a clarinet instructor. (3) Understanding of appropriate sequential instruction for music majors. (4) Demonstrated ability to recruit undergraduate and graduate clarinet music majors. (5) Clarinet teaching experience as a collegiate faculty member. (6) Two years as a member of a professional symphony orchestra, military service band, or professional chamber music ensemble. (7) A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsTo apply, please visit https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ and search for Posting Number:Applications must attach the following to include: (1) a signed letter of application; (2) a detailed curriculum vita; (3) names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references; (4) syllabi for a four year undergraduate course of study and two year master's degree study in studio clarinet that includes appropriate etudes, solo repertoire, and orchestral excerpts (5) Diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service; (6) unofficial transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate study (7)PDF with Links to recent (within two years), unedited, high quality digital recording (20 30 minutes) of live solo performances. (8) Detailed recruitment strategy for undergraduate and graduate clarinet majors.All materials are to be submitted electronically. Only complete applications will be considered.Semi-finalists will be asked to submit a recent (within the last 2 years) 30 minute video of the candidate teaching a private clarinet lesson at the collegiate level.

Finalists will be invited to the University of New Mexico to interview and audition for the search committee and administration.For further inquiries to the Clarinet Search Committee, please contact: Renu Prinja, rprinja@unm.edu, 505-277-8923

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/5/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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