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Assistant Professor of Music – Jazz/Commercial Music

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC673
Advertised Title Assistant Professor of Music – Jazz/Commercial Music
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 001718
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department School of Music
Position Summary

The University of Memphis invites applications for the following nine-month, tenure-track position in the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music beginning August, 2018.
Teaching duties may include undergraduate and graduate applied lessons, courses in jazz/commercial music styles, and other classes as determined by the School of Music, including courses in the Music Industry area. Other responsibilities include actively recruiting students for the Jazz/Commercial Music program and maintaining a high-visibility national profile. Applicants with additional areas of expertise and interest are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin September 30th and may continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Position Qualifications

Master’s degree in a relevant field of music with significant professional experience in Jazz and related styles. Documented experience and accomplishments as a performing artist and demonstrated excellence teaching college level courses in jazz and commercial styles required. Candidate must demonstrate potential for continued scholarly research/creative activities.

Special Conditions
Posting Date 08/18/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Go to: to submit an application. Items required at time of application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three (3) references with contact information to include address, telephone number and e-mail address.

For information regarding this position, contact:
Dr. David Spencer, Chair
Assistant Professor of Jazz/Commercial Music Search Committee

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References List
Optional Documents