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  • Opening Date: 2023-02-24
  • Job Opening Id: 528975
  • College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts
  • Department: Music

Job Information

The FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) provides students with the distinct experience of working closely with an award-winning faculty in nationally ranked accredited programs in the heart of Miami, North Miami, Miami Beach, and Wynwood—four of the country’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative cities. CARTA emphasizes experiential learning, where students learn by doing through art and design studios and real-world projects; through performances and productions; through a student-run communication agency; and through student news bureaus in Miami, New York City and Washington DC.  Focused on its engaged mission of driving the information, innovation, and cultural economy of South Florida and beyond, CARTA is committed to a trans-disciplinary, experiential learning curriculum that prepares graduates for meaningful careers and leadership in their chosen professions.  

 

The FIU Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts (HNWSOM) is comprised of 240 students and 50 full-time and part-time faculty. It offers B.M. and M.M. degrees in composition, performance, music business, and music technology; a B.A. degree in Music; and a B.M. and M.S. in music education. The SOM produces and presents a full performance calendar in the Herbert & Nicole Performing Arts Center on FIU’s main campus and throughout the South Florida community. The School of Music is one of the eight integrated units of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, including the Caplin School of Journalism + Media; the School of Communication; the School of Architecture, including the departments of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture; and the departments of Theatre, and Art + Art History. CARTA has approximately 200 faculty and staff members and 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

 

The FIU Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts (HNWSOM) invites applications for a fulltime, nine-month, tenure earning Assistant Professor of Music Education beginning in Fall 2023.

 

 

 

Responsibilities and Expectations:

Develop and teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate Music Education programs; mentor and supervise student teaching interns and graduate research projects; collaborate with faculty across the HNWSOM and others in pursuing external funding in support of scholarly activities; develop and maintain a regional and national profile within the profession; engage in scholarly and creative activities; actively engage in departmental recruitment activities; possess effective administrative and communication skills.

 

Required Qualifications: Successful candidates must hold the PhD or EdD degree in Music Education or a related area by the time of the appointment. They must demonstrate a record of scholarly publication or the potential to do so at a level that will merit tenure; show a minimum of three years of experience teaching in K-12 band, choir, or orchestra settings; and articulate knowledge of current trends in Music Education.

 

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates who also show (1) evidence of excellence in conducting instrumental or choral ensembles at the secondary level, (2) experience teaching university courses and supervising student research, (3) experience and/or willingness to design and implement online and hybrid courses for undergraduate and graduate students, (4) experience and/or willingness to mentor minorities, or other underrepresented student groups.

 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 528975 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach the following materials as a single PDF or individual attachments:

  1. Letter of interest (maximum two pages) that summarizes the candidate’s background and teaching, research, and service objectives.
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Statement of teaching
  4. Statement of research and/or creative activity
  5. Portfolio of research/scholarly work and evidence of teaching effectiveness, in PDF format not to exceed 10MB.
  6. Names and contact information of three references. They will be contacted if the applicant is shortlisted or as determined by the search committee.

 

Direct any questions to Dr. Joel Galand, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at: galandj@fiu.edu. For full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 24, 2023. Applications will be accepted, and review will continue, until the position is filled.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

 

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

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Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

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