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The Division of Jazz Studies in the University of North Texas College of
Music invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor of Jazz
(tenure-track or tenured), beginning August 2021. Duties may include:
TEACHING - undergraduate and graduate courses in jazz research, jazz
theory, jazz history, and other areas of specialization, depending on the
candidate's experience and qualifications; serve on undergraduate and
graduate advisory committees (BM, MM, and DMA); RESEARCH - contribute
original scholarship to a national/international audience through
publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, and
through scholarly monographs; and SERVICE - recruit undergraduate and
graduate students into the Division of Jazz Studies; serve on
divisional/college/university committees; participate in professional
organizations (JEN, AMS, SMT, CMS, etc.), and perform other duties as
assigned by the Division and/or College.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in music (PhD, DMA, DMus, etc.) in jazz studies, music theory,
musicology, ethnomusicology, or music history at the time of appointment;
evidence of excellence in college-level teaching; an active research
agenda; expertise in jazz and related genres, as evidenced in a
dissertation and scholarly publications/conference presentations; expertise
and/or enthusiasm for student recruiting; and commitment to high standards,
professional ethics, and collegiality.

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate or master's degree in Jazz Studies preferred but not
required. Experience in teaching jazz courses (theory and/or history) at
the undergraduate and graduate levels; experience and/or expertise in
teaching non-jazz theory courses.

Posting Number: F323P

Special Instructions to Applicants

Cover letter that speaks to the required and preferred qualifications of
the position
Curriculum Vitae
One example of professional writing
Statement (300 words or less) uploaded as "Other Document" speaking to your
commitment, previous record, and/or future plans for mentoring and
recruiting a diverse student population, as well as fostering a more
inclusive curriculum and learning environment
Names and contact information for three references


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