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: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/58857. 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- utah.edu.

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