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Lecturer II, Music - University of Nevada, Reno

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Reno, NV
Position: Lecturer II, Music
Deadline: January 12, 2020
Posted: November 18, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance seeks a dynamic individual to join their voice faculty in Fall 2020. This is a non-tenure-track, 9 month continuing position in which faculty are eligible for promotion, and in which the predominant responsibility is teaching. The primary responsibilities for this position will be teaching applied voice to undergraduate and graduate voice students in classical and musical theatre styles with a demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive and inclusive teaching. Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned based on the qualifications of the candidate and the needs of the departments, for example class voice, diction, and vocal literature courses. All voice types will be considered; baritone/bass preferred.



Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Voice or equivalent/related degree and professional performance experience

2 years teaching experience developing high school- and/or college-aged voices in a studio (Applied Lessons) and classroom setting (Class Voice)


Preferred Qualifications

DMA, MFA, or equivalent terminal degree

Evidence of attention to diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching and/or service


Compensation Rank

Lecturer 0(II)

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Voice or equivalent/related degree and professional performance experience

2 years teaching experience developing high school- and/or college-aged voices in a studio (Applied Lessons) and classroom setting (Class Voice)


Preferred Qualifications

DMA, MFA, or equivalent terminal degree

Evidence of attention to diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching and/or service

Additional Information

Please apply at: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Lecturer-II--Music_R0119176

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Contact Information

Contact Information for this position

Search Chair: Albert R. Lee, albertrlee@unr.edu

Search Coordinator: Victoria Bell, victoriab@unr.edu

Employer Profile

Department/School/College/University

The Department of Music has 35 full-time faculty, and approximately 200 music majors and 70 minors. The department is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music and offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music (in Education and Performance), Master of Arts, Master of Music degrees. In Fall 2020 the Doctor of Musical Arts degree will be offered.

For more information about the music department, visit www.unr.edu/music



The UNR Department of Theatre & Dance offers the Bachelor of Arts degree with majors and minors in Theatre, Dance, and, beginning Spring 2020, in Musical Theatre. We believe that artistic exploration is integral to a liberal arts education. Participation in the process and product of theatrical production engages the mind, the body, and the spirit, and serves as a creative catalyst for further artistic, scholarly, and socio-cultural exploration across and within a variety of disciplines.



The School of the Arts is an epicenter for the University’s booming arts scene. The School of the Arts encompasses three departments; art, music, and theatre & dance. We are driven to help teach students and help them blossom into thriving artists. Students and faculty create work, which we showcase to the community to inspire and encourage imagination.



The College of Liberal Arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the University of Nevada, Reno and is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusivity. The college emphasizes inquiry, discovery, and openness to new ideas and perspectives and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences, and arts.



The University of Nevada, Reno is a public Research 1 land-grant institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education with a student population of approximately 22,000, including over 3,000 graduate students. We are a comprehensive, doctoral university that has been classified as a Carnegie R1 institution with very high research activity. Nearly half of incoming students identify as being from an underrepresented group. In accordance with the university's land grant, tier one research institution mission, our faculty are expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service in a pluralistic environment.

The University has dynamic intellectual, artistic and sports life and a close relationship to the city of Reno, an emerging tech and innovation hub with a diverse population and a rich cultural history that hosts an active art, music and festival scene along the Truckee River. Known for its proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno is a vibrant, diverse and growing city of 300,000 located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, about 200 miles east of San Francisco, about 100 miles east of Sacramento and 30 miles north of the state capital, Carson City. Combined with the neighboring city of Sparks, the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area has a population of 450,000. Reno is only 30-45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and major ski resorts and is rated one of the top locations in the United States for living and for outdoor recreation. It has an international airport with direct flights to many U.S. transportation hubs and to Mexico.



For more information about the city and the surrounding area, please visitwww.cityofreno.com and www.visitrenotahoe.com



Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits



Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program

Contact Information for this position

Search Chair: Albert R. Lee, albertrlee@unr.edu

Search Coordinator: Victoria Bell, victoriab@unr.edu



Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following documents to your application. Please contact jobs@unr.edu if assistance is needed with attachments.

Curriculum Vitae

Cover letter stating qualifications, experience, and teaching philosophy

Names and contact information for three references

A brief statement about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying (1 page max)



Semifinalists will be asked to submit performing and teaching samples.

Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

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Posting Close Date
01/12/2020

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.



HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.



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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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