Assistant Professor, Music, Director Of Choral Studies






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Position Details


The Music Department within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa seeks a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies to begin August 2024.


The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.


The primary teaching responsibilities of this position are to conduct the Chamber Singers (UT's premiere mixed, auditioned choir) and the select women's choir Camerata, as well as to oversee and teach the department's aural skills sequence for music majors. We seek a faculty member with a passion for teaching who will work to grow and maintain a high quality collegiate choral program, help to attract a diverse student body through recruitment activities on and off campus, and conduct scholarly research appropriate to the candidate's area of specialty. Additional responsibilities include teaching choral conducting and choral methods courses, as well as teaching general education courses such as Music Fundamentals and Music for Life (music appreciation) if necessary.


Minimum Qualifications

­-Doctoral Degree in music (ABD considered, but degree must be completed before start date)

-At least one degree (or degree concentration) in choral conducting

-Demonstrated record of teaching experience at the college level

-Demonstrated success leading a choral program


Preferred Qualifications

-DMA in choral conducting

-Evidence of and/or commitment to outreach and recruitment

-Experience collaborating with colleagues in the instrumental and vocal programs

-Experience with vocal pedagogy and teaching healthy singing practices


Required Attachments

All required documents listed below should be uploaded the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

1. Cover letter

2. Current curriculum vitae

3. A hyperlink/URL to a recent 15-minute video of you rehearsing a choir

4. A hyperlink/URL to a recent video of you conducting a choral performance

5. Contact information (name, phone numbers, and emails) for three professional references


The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.


The College of Arts and Letters (CAL) is a place where theory meets practice and expression meets experience. Guided by faculty who are talented artists and distinguished scholars, students come to CAL to study everything from fleeting 140-character tweets to enduring works of classic literature. The College is home to eight collaborative and innovative academic departments: Art and Design, Communication, English and Writing, Film, Animation and New Media, Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy and Religion, and Theatre and Dance.


As a community of scholars and artists, the College of Arts and Letters engages in cutting-edge creative work, technological innovation, critical scholarly practice, and dialogue with diverse communities. Faculty and students across CAL work with emerging technologies in cutting-edge facilities including the stunning new Ferman Center for the Arts, the Bailey Art Studios and FabLAB, the historic Falk Theatre, the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values, and the Cass media production facilities.


The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.


Submission Guidelines


To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission. Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.


External Field


Background Check Requirements


Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.


To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4641329.


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Tampa, FL

Assistant Professor, Music, Director Of Choral Studies

Type of Position: 
University of Tampa
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Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 3, 2024


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