Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Open date: November 15, 2023
Next review date: Monday, Dec 18, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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Final date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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The department of Music, at the University of California, Riverside, expects to hire a candidate for a part-time Lecturer position in Latin American Music Ensemble. The successful candidate should have experience teaching courses on the performance of music from Latin America, which could include one or more musical styles from Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, and South America, for music and non-music major undergraduates. The successful candidate will be able to perform one or more instruments and understand the musical forms and performance practices of at least two musical traditions of these regions. The candidate will be able to historically and culturally contextualize the musical traditions and convey musical concepts and terminologies to both musicians and non-musicians.
Position: Part-time Lecturer
Starting Date: Spring Quarter 2024 begins Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Instruction begins Monday, April 1, 2024, and ends Friday, June 7, 2024. The quarter will end Friday, June 14, 2024.
Salary: Based on 100% annual salary of $66,259. Approximately $7,362.11 per course (pending final budget approval). Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.
All appointments are contingent upon the appointee being able to provide, in accord with Federal law, evidence of authorization to work in the United States. Internal candidates will be given first consideration.
Duties: Teach one undergraduate course. The course is scheduled for a 3-hour window, exact date/time TBD. This course has a maximum enrollment of 50 students. Preparing and leading a public performance is highly encouraged.
Qualifications: MA or MFA degree in Music. Two years of experience teaching at the college level or the equivalent of leading professional and or community-oriented ensembles is required.
Three years of experience teaching at the college level preferred. Strong commitment to teaching excellence
Provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to diversity, teaching evaluations, and two letters of recommendation. All materials must be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system located at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01831. Deadline to receive application is December 17, 2023. Review of applications will begin December 18, 2023.
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The Department of Music is housed in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences on the Riverside campus of the University of California and offers the bachelor’s degree (BA) in music or music and culture, as well as master’s and doctoral degrees (with emphases in composition, ethnomusicology, and musicology). Departmental offices, classrooms, and performance spaces are located in the ARTS Building.
MA or MFA degree in Music. Two years of experience teaching at the college level or the equivalent of leading professional and or community-oriented ensembles is required.
Three years of experience teaching at the college level preferred.
Strong commitment to teaching excellence
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
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Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.
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About UC Riverside
The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.