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Faculty job opportunity

Faculty Associate in Music

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre music program on the Tempe campus at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses online and/or on-campus in: music learning and teaching, music therapy, musicology, music theory, music performance, and in popular music, which might include applied instruction, ensemble direction, music product development, music production, and/or music industry.

These positions are one semester appointments, part time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester. Teaching duties include:  preparing course materials, responding to and evaluating student work, and availability for one-on-one assistance (via weekly office hours for on-campus classes and electronically for online classes ). 

The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment.  Individuals hired as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits-eligible appointments at Arizona State University. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the country and is located within a dynamic research university focused on transformative change. Built on a unique combination of disciplines, the Herberger Institute comprises the Schools of Art; Arts, Media and Engineering; ASU FIDM; Music, Dance and Theatre; The Design School; The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, and the ASU Art Museum. The Herberger Institute is committed to developing and scaling ideas that strengthen the role of designers and artists across all areas of society and culture, and increasing the capacity of artists and designers to make a difference in their communities. For more information on the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, visit herbergerinstitute.asu.edu.

For more information about the School of Music, Dance and Theatre, please visit https://musicdancetheatre.asu.edu/

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field + 4 years of industry experience; a Master’s degree in relevant  field, by time of appointment + 2 years of industry experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

MM/MFA or Ph.D. in relevant field by time of appointment
Professional experience and/or teaching in one or more of the identified disciplines 
Minimum of two years of post-secondary teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level
Knowledge of local and regional disciplinary ecosystem
Demonstrated experience developing curricula
Creative Activity/Scholarly research interests and achievement as demonstrated through performances, presentations and/or publications

The application deadline is November 20, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on a semester basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply - applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/135552 the following:
•    Cover Letter of application
•    Curriculum vita (CV)
•    Contact information for 3 professional references (must include name, email, phone number)

The applicant’s  legal first and last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the department contact: Adrienne Goglia, adrienne.goglia@asu.edu. 

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A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

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