The School of Music in the College of Performing and Visual Arts at the University of Northern Colorado invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Latin American/Afro-Caribbean music at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin in August 2023.
As UNC transitions to becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution, the School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Latin American/Afro-Caribbean music. The successful candidate will provide strategic and visionary leadership for our new Bachelor of Arts concentrations in Latinx Music and Culture & Expression; develop progressive and inclusive programming that engages students and campus/community members of diverse backgrounds; display a commitment to excellence in teaching students pursuing various music degrees including liberal arts, performance, education, business, and others; actively recruit undergraduate music majors within the framework of our goal of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion; exhibit the potential to develop a regional and national profile as a scholar, artist, and educator; and work collaboratively with colleagues to advance the School’s programs and initiatives.
Specific responsibilities include teaching academic courses in the Latinx program and possibly additional areas within the School of Music based on the candidate’s strengths, qualifications, and interests; leading the Latinx Music Ensemble(s) and planning and implementing its performance and outreach activities; advising and mentoring students in the B.A. program; nurturing relationships with high school educators in the state and region; and engaging in service and creative activity and/or research activities.
> Completed Master’s degree in Music with appropriate expertise in Latin American/Afro-Caribbean musics.
> Two years of experience teaching in a college setting.
> Potential for scholarship/creative activity at a regional or wider scope.
> Terminal degree in Music, preferably musicology or ethnomusicology, with appropriate expertise in Latin American/Afro-Caribbean musics.
> Two years of experience teaching full-time in a college setting.
> Record of scholarship/creative activity at the national or wider level.
Upload the following items to our application portal at this link: https://careers.unco.edu/postings/6044
> Cover Letter/Letter of Application
> Curriculum Vitae
> List of References
> Diversity Statement
With a history of excellence and leadership in arts and education, the School of Music is a community of students, teachers, artists, scholars, and music industry professionals. Our 40 full-time and 30 adjunct faculty teach and support over 350 music majors pursuing undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in programs including performance, music education, jazz studies, music business, composition, theory, and history & literature; and certificate programs in Music Technology and Arts Entrepreneurship. Primarily housed in historic Frasier Hall, our facilities include a fully equipped and professionally managed recording studio and the new Campus Commons Performance Hall. We adhere to the values of College of Performing and Visual Arts: Creative Thinking, Belonging & Justice, Integrity, Sustaining Relationships, and Tradition & Transformation.