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Company: University of Wyoming - Department of Music
Lecturer,Asst - Choral - (20000646)
Associate Director of Choral Activities/Music Education. This is a two-year, Assistant Lecturer position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct choral ensembles
Teach music education classes in the choral area
Build and maintain relationships with state and regional K-12 and community college music educators
Work cooperatively with colleagues, staff, and students and participate fully in the Vocal Arts Area
Assist in the supervision of student teachers
Additional teaching responsibilities may include other assignments according to the interests of the candidate and the needs of the department
As an instructor in the Choral Methods sequence, candidates will prepare pre-service teachers to meet expectations of the 21st century classroom.
Additional responsibilities may include other assignments according to the interests of the candidate and the needs of the department
Doctorate required at the time of appointment in August 2020
Candidates must possess a strong background in choral conducting and music education and provide evidence of recent successful public school teaching.
We are seeking an excellent musician with outstanding rehearsal and teaching technique and a comprehensive understanding of the vocal mechanism.
We seek a colleague who shares our vision for a student-centered culture and positive learning environment.
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for five work-related references. Official academic transcripts will be required of the final candidate prior to employment. Additional materials may be requested of applicants.
QUESTIONS REGARDING THE POSITION MAY BE SENT TO:
Dr. Katrina Zook, Search Committee Chair
Review of applications will begin on April 6th, 2020, although the position will remain open until filled. Candidates that apply prior to this date will be given top consideration.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2237 or email [email protected].
ABOUT UW DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC:
A part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Music is accredited by NASM, and offers comprehensive studies leading to the MM, MME, BM, BME, BA (in music) degrees, and the Performer's Certificate. We provide an innovative, diverse, and challenging curriculum to prepare graduates for a life in music that reflects 21st century opportunities.
Our department welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds to create an enriched educational environment where students may dedicate themselves to excellence in collaboration. We resolve to enrich the lives of those we encounter through passionate performance and transformative engagement. Laramie, Wyoming is located between the Medicine Bow National Forest and the Snowy Range of the Rocky Mountains and is approximately two hours north of Denver, Colorado. For more information, visit our website at www.uwyo.edu/music.
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offer outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 day of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org
:John Scott Turpen