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Pro Tempore Instructor of Music, Performance - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Music/Dance, Instruction

Department: School of Music and Dance
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, please include the following with your online application:
• Current resume/curriculum vitae.
• Please submit a brief cover letter outlining your skills and desired teaching area.

You will also be asked to submit the names and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of applications will occur as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active through December 31, 2024.

Department Summary

The Department of Music Performance is housed within the School of Music and Dance (SOMD). The school has an enrollment of more than 800 music and dance majors and minors, a faculty and staff of 85, and approximately 70 graduate employees. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctorate, including programs in dance, music performance, collaborative piano, music education, composition, theory, musicology, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis.

The school is known for being the only comprehensive school of music and dance in the state of Oregon. It is also home to the internationally recognized Oregon Bach Festival and ChamberMusic@Beall performance series.

SOMD hosts a World Music Series, Music Today, Musicking Conference, Summer Camp for Computer Music, and Jazz Camps. The comprehensive nature of the school’s curriculum, program, and outreach is supported by a commitment to diversity in the recruitment of students, faculty, and staff.

Position Summary

The School of Music and Dance invites applications for Pro Tem Instructor positions in music performance. The pool is for part-time, temporary, limited-duration teaching appointments not to exceed one year, but with the possibility of renewal for up to three years.

We seek performers and creative scholars who bring an ability to translate practice into the learning environment by teaching applied lessons and studio classes, coaching, conducting ensembles, preparing students for recitals and juries, and/or teaching established courses,

We have a particular interest in applicants whose teaching and creative activity align with one or more of the following performance-related areas: brass, conducting, jazz studies, keyboard, piano and string pedagogy, percussion, popular music, strings, voice/choral and opera, and woodwinds.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

Minimum Requirements

• Master’s degree in dance or related field. Significant professional experience can substitute for a degree.
• University-level teaching experience.

Professional Competencies

• Must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff, and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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