Professor of Practice - Clarinet at University of Houston

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

The Moores School of Music at the McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston seeks candidates for the position of non-tenure track Professor of Practice in Clarinet for appointment Spring 2024.

Applicants for this position should be prepared to:
-Teach courses as assigned by the director
-Employ a variety of pedagogical strategies
-Maintain course-specific records
-Evaluate student work in a timely manner, provide students with quality feedback as to their advancement toward meeting student learning objectives
-Be available for individual student conferences

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university. With over 500 students and nearly 100 faculty, the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston seeks to create a community of musical excellence and creativity in one of America's most culturally diverse cities. The Moores School offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in performance as well as varying degrees in performance and pedagogy, conducting, music education, musicology and music theory. It also offers courses and performance opportunities to the campus and community at large. These programs and initiatives incorporate applied instruction, ensemble performance, and coursework in music history, music theory, aural skills, music technology, research, pedagogy, and conducting. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Submit all materials at the UH website:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants for this position at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a master's or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Demonstrate a history of successful administration or faculty experience in the discipline;
  • Demonstrate competence in assigned course content area(s);
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students;
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

In addition, applicants for the position are expected to exhibit the following Core Values and demonstrate the Core Competencies listed below:

Core Values:

  • Dedicated to excellence in the arts
  • Focused on student success
  • Team players who are willing to work across disciplines
  • Team players who are willing to work across disciplines
  • Problem solvers
  • Models of integrity and collegiality
  • Passionate, energetic, and tenacious

Core Competencies:

  • The ability to attract resources, including grants or other external sources of support that advance the school's mission
  • The ability to grow dynamic degree programs and recruit dynamic, top-tier students

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