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UT - Knoxville

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 3:21 PM
Author: Ryan Hauser


The University of Tennessee

School of Music


Notice of Faculty Vacancy


POSITION                           Teacher of Saxophone


RANK AND SALARY          Assistant Professor; nine-month tenure-track appointment beginning Fall Semester, August 1, 2013. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and commensurate with            rank and experience.


QUALIFICATIONS              Doctorate, or equivalent professional profile required. Demonstrated success in

                                          college-level teaching as well as a consistent well-rounded record of professional       experience and national visibility as a performer required.


RESPONSIBILITIES            Teach saxophone to undergraduate and graduate saxophone majors/minors in lessons and studio classes. Create and supervise coaching of student saxophone quartet(s) and assist with saxophone methods in the music education curriculum. Work closely with University band and orchestra directors concerning the placement and performance of saxophone students within the ensembles, and with the woodwind area concerning saxophone recitals, hearings and juries. Responsible for effective saxophone student recruitment and retention, creative/scholarly activity, and service contributions appropriate for a university faculty member.


INFORMATION                   The University of Tennessee is the state’s flagship institution, offering comprehensive programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and public service throughout the state. The campus at Knoxville is the only public institution in the state with the Carnegie classification of “doctoral/research university-extensive.” The campus offers more than 300 degree programs to its 26,000 students, who come from every county in Tennessee, every state in the nation, and more than 100 foreign countries.


SCHOOL OF MUSIC            The School of Music is part of the College of Arts & Sciences and has a long and successful history of quality and commitment to excellence. The school offers a broad and comprehensive professional music program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of  Schools of Music. The school has 43 full-time faculty members and over 400 music majors.


APPLICATION                    Send letter of application (no email applications), at least three current (within last 12 months) letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and a recent CD and/or DVD recording of representative repertoire (indicating dates of performance) to:


                                                                        Saxophone Search Committee

                                                                         School of Music

                                                                        The University of Tennessee

                                                                        2438 Dunford Hall

                                                                        Knoxville, TN 37996


DEADLINE                          November 30, 2012, or until position is filled.


All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.






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