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Affiliate Artist/Adjunct - Music - (ADJ000396)

University of Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 11, 2020

The Moores School of Music within the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts of the University of Houston offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in performance, performance and pedagogy, conducting, music education, musicology and music theory. The Moores School also offers courses and performance opportunities to the campus at large. These programs and initiatives incorporate applied instruction, ensemble performance, and coursework in music history, music theory, aural skills, music technology, research, pedagogy, and conducting.

Applications for adjunct teaching positions in all these areas are accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis by the Director and the division heads.

Adjunct faculty are expected to:
  • Employ a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Maintain course-specific records
  • Evaluate student work in a timely manner
  • Provide students with quality feedback as to their advancement toward meeting student learning objectives
  • Be available for individual student conferences
Applications must include:
  • a CV
  • unofficial transcripts
  • the names and contact information of three references
  • a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and your qualifications for it
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

To be considered for an adjunct position in the Moores School of Music, the following requirements must be met:
  • Hold a master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Demonstrate a history of successful administrative or faculty experience in the discipline;
  • Demonstrate competence in assigned course content area(s);
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

In addition, faculty in the Moores School of Music are expected to exhibit the following core values. Qualified candidates will be:
  • dedicated to excellence in the arts
  • focused on student success
  • team players who are willing to work across disciplines
  • problem solvers
  • models of integrity and collegiality
  • passionate, energetic, and tenacious
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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