The School of Music in the College of the Arts at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies with appointment to begin Fall 2021.
The primary professional responsibilities of this instructional faculty member are to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in jazz improvisation, arranging, jazz applied lessons and possibly jazz history and theory depending on qualifications and interest. Other responsibilities include overseeing the jazz small group program and the jazz instrumental large ensembles. A principal requirement is the ability to teach recording technology both in terms of digital audio software such as Pro Tools or Logic, and experience in live recording, mixing and editing. In addition, this position will be expected to participate in advising students, student recruitment, program development and administration; engaging in active peer-reviewed creative/scholarly activities; participation in department, college, university, and system-wide service; maintaining office hours; and working collaboratively and productively with colleagues. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching; a record of creative/scholarly activity in the discipline; strong leadership contributions to school, college and university committees and to external professional organizations that serve the broader discipline’s communities.
Terminal degree (MFA, DMA, PhD) by the time of appointment
Evidence of successful college-level teaching in the jazz music field in applied lessons and leading jazz ensembles
Evidence of the ability to teach recording technology both in terms of digital audio software such as Pro Tools or Logic, and experience in live recording, mixing and editing
Evidence of leadership, communication, organizational, and management skills as demonstrated through successful recruitment and outreach efforts
Evidence of the ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service
Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and communities
Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in teaching diverse student populations, including first?generation college students
Internal Number: 498318
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