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  • Opening Date: 2023-12-01
  • Job Opening Id: 531148
  • College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts
  • Department: Music

Job Information

The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts seeks a Studio Trumpet non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor to direct the FIU Brass Choir. This is a full-time, 9-month faculty position that begins in August 2024.

Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in music (MM) required (Doctorate preferred)

· Experience in studio classical trumpet

· Experience/Expertise in conducting Brass Choir and Chamber Music

· Demonstrate successful teaching experience at the collegiate and/or secondary school levels.

· Demonstrate successful recruiting, retention, and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds in a major metropolitan area.

· Mentoring students from traditionally underrepresented groups to provide the guidance needed to help ensure their academic experience is a welcoming and positive one.

· A dynamic leader with an interest in building relationships, working collaboratively with School of Music colleagues and community organizations.

The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in studio trumpet (classical) teaching, conducting the Brass Choir, teaching Brass Methods, excellence in teaching at the collegiate and/or secondary school levels, successful recruiting, retention, mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in a major metropolitan area. This position requires a dynamic leader with an interest in building relationships, and working closely with School of Music colleagues and community organizations.

Responsibilities:

· Recruit and retain a classical trumpet studio.

· Oversee all artistic and administrative aspects of the FIU Brass Choir

· Teach Brass Methods

· Teaching other classes within areas of the candidate’s expertise

· Departmental and university level service

· Partnership and Collaboration with University and Community organizations

Salary:

Salary is commensurate with rank, qualifications, and experience.

 

How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531148 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach the following materials:

· Cover letter

· Curriculum Vitae

· Statement of teaching philosophy

· Diversity Statement, including recommendations for possible future actions at the HSWSOM.

· Names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee.

· Evidence of accomplishment as an artist and educator, including video/links of rehearsals and performances (personal and students’) and other relevant examples of academic and artistic accomplishment.

Florida International University welcomes applicants to provide their own unique perspectives on their past, present, and future aspirations and contributions to promoting equity, inclusion, justice, and diversity in their professional careers. Such contributions may take many forms including working with members of communities or organizations or with university students, staff, or faculty, in the pursuit of increased equity, access, and inclusion for diverse peoples.

 

To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 30, 2024. For questions, please contact Professor Barry Bernhardt, bbernhar@fiu.edu, Chair of the Search Committee. Applications will be accepted 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.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

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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