Fine and Performing Arts, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Music, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title Fine and Performing Arts, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Position Title Fine and Performing Arts, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (02105A) Department Name FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate will be expected to oversee and develop all aspects of the Jazz Studies program, including the Jazz Studies concentration. The candidate will also teach a course to non-majors that explores the art of music listening and musical styles from cultures around the world. The teaching load is four courses per semester, which will include conducting the Jazz Ensemble each semester. Other possible courses will include: art of music listening, improvisation, jazz music history, the business of music, jazz composition & arranging, coaching jazz combos, and teaching applied music. Qualifications
A terminal degree in Jazz Studies or a closely related field or an equivalent record of professional accomplishment in lieu of a terminal degree at the time of appointment is required. Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially regarding socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Candidates must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and performance and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship and student mentorship. Experience working in the specialty area of Jazz Studies is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
A terminal degree in Jazz Studies or a closely related field or an equivalent record of professional accomplishment in lieu of a terminal degree at the time of appointment is required. Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially regarding socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Candidates must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and performance and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship and student mentorship. Experience working in the specialty area of Jazz Studies is desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Open Date 06/24/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit to http://www.careers.luc.edu (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position criteria outlined above; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through writing and service. Applicants should also ask for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ).

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by, July 11, 2022.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to our mission of social justice and transformative education. The University believes that broad diversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission . For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed . Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/20740 Job Number 85TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Inclusive Excellence Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
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