Full Time Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice in Jazz Piano, Fall 2024
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Internal Number: 134192
Teach jazz piano to undergraduate and graduate jazz performance majors/minors. Work with the jazz program concerning the placement and performance of piano students within the ensembles. Coach small jazz ensembles. Work closely with jazz faculty regarding recitals, hearings and juries, and perform in the faculty jazz ensemble. Responsible for effective jazz piano student recruitment. Additional teaching responsibilities will include teaching improvisation and other courses within the jazz area. This is a full-time appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Practice, beginning fall semester 2024.
The University of Tennessee College of Music offers a broad and comprehensive professional music program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The College has approximately 60 faculty members and approximately 350 music majors.
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Master's, or equivalent professional profile required. Demonstrated success in college-level teaching as well as a consistent well-rounded record of professional experience and national visibility as a performer preferred.
Upload letter of interest, at least three current (within last 12 months) letters of recommendation, a list of at least three additional references, curriculum vitae, and links to recordings of representative repertoire (include date of performance).
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
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