Adjunct Instructor: Jazz Studies

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

August 18, 2021

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master's and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW's university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

Posting Title Adjunct Instructor: Jazz Studies Area of Specialty Department UNT-Jazz Studies-134330 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Salary Information Department Summary

UNT's Jazz Studies program is widely regarded as one of the nation's most respected and was the first-degree program of its kind in the field.

Our faculty members are dedicated teachers as well as nationally and internationally known performers. They've earned Grammy Award nominations, toured internationally, conducted classes at the renowned Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops, and written books about jazz.

We provide you many opportunities to perform with on- and off-campus ensembles. This includes the One O'Clock Lab Band, which has earned six Grammy Award nominations and toured Europe, Japan, Thailand, and Australia. We also sponsor the acclaimed Jazz Singers.

Position Summary

The Department of Jazz Studies seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is for adjunct instructors to teach applied lessons in jazz guitar or classes in jazz improvisation. All instruction will take place on the UNT Denton campus

Minimum Qualifications

Experience in playing jazz at a professional level. Expertise and experience in teaching jazz performance. Master's degree in music required. Professional experience may be accepted in place of an earned degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in teaching jazz performance with reference to the standards of performance of the UNT Jazz Studies program.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Varied

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

Posting Number A466P

Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/47959

Supplemental Questions

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  • Of the courses listed, which are you interested in teaching?
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  • Describe your related teaching and/or research experience and expertise.
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  • Which semester(s) do you wish to be considered for? Fall, Spring, Summer or Combination?
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  • How many courses do you wish to teach? One, two, three or more?
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