The University of Utah
School of Music
Morales Post-Doctoral Fellow

Jazz Studies

RANK/SALARY: Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Salary commensurate with experience
and Institutional standards.

DUTIES: Teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in jazz history,
jazz theory, jazz performance, and other topics of jazz studies; conduct
research and publish; participate actively in the profession; assist the
Director of Jazz Studies with supervising jazz performance ensembles.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates will have a doctorate or be ABD. They must
present evidence of scholarly promise, and demonstrated excellence in
teaching; skills as performer are desirable. We seek a specialist in jazz
studies and music of the African diaspora, whose scholarly focus
complements the expertise of our current faculty. The successful applicant
will be able to work across subdisciplines within the School of Music and
with colleagues elsewhere in the University to strengthen jazz research,
study, and performance. Through this appointment, the School of Music seeks
to strengthen its relationship across the university with other outstanding
departments in the humanities and social sciences and with university
programs such as the School for Cultural and Social Transformation.

PROCEDURE: Applications must be submitted online via: Candidates must submit a letter
of application, CV (including a list of courses previously and currently
taught, a list of three to five references with contact information), two
sample writings, unofficial academic transcripts, and three confidential
letters of recommendation that must be submitted online. Candidates must
submit their materials online before March 6, 2017 in order to ensure full
consideration. Do not send additional materials at this time. Audio and
video recordings, sample syllabi, or additional supporting materials may be
requested later. The review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until the fellowship is filled. Candidates who proceed to the
final level of the search must provide official transcripts of all academic
work and will be required to participate in a routine FBI background check.
Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Steve Roens,
Search Committee Chair: s.roens -at-

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
and educator.


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