Assistant Professor of Music (Engineering)

University of the Virgin Islands

United States

June 30, 2022

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Position Title Assistant Professor of Music (Engineering)

Position Number 321041 Department College of Liberal Arts & Social Science Job Description

The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service. Appointee must be able to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; serve on the University's committees; and contribute to the university's strategic plan, Greatness Through Innovation. The appointee will also be expected to carry out normal faculty responsibilities, including scholarly research and writing, community assignments, students' advisement and be able to write/monitor grants. An ideal candidate must have a Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Sound Technology, Music Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Recording Arts. A PhD is highly preferred. Have a strong background in audio recording, live sound, sound systems, and design/maintenance. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes. Responsible for teaching in discipline or discipline related areas in which candidate has specific training and/or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with the University of the Virgin Islands' learning-centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of the University. Engages students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provides thorough, timely, and effective feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; develops curriculum and works collaboratively with colleagues to select program and/or discipline resources; assists in the selection, development, and evaluation of faculty; participates in and/or leads the activities and governance of the discipline, division, campus, and college; and collaborates with relevant academic discipline and community partners in support of institutional effectiveness and student learning.

Required Qualifications

• Master of Music (MM) degree is required. •Teaching experience of 3 years beyond graduate assistantship at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D in Music is highly preferred

Physical Demands

While performing job duties, employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment will probably be low to moderate.

Posting Details

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Posting Number F189

Location St. Thomas Position Type Faculty Number of Vacancies- part time 1 Posted Salary $54,655.00 Advertised Job Duties

An ideal candidate must have a Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Sound Technology, Music Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Recording Arts. A PhD is highly preferred. Have a strong background in audio recording, live sound, sound systems, and design/maintenance. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes. Responsible for teaching in discipline or discipline related areas in which candidate has specific training and/or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with the University of the Virgin Islands' learning-centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of the University. Engages students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provides thorough, timely, and effective feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; develops curriculum and works collaboratively with colleagues to select program and/or discipline resources; assists in the selection, development, and evaluation of faculty; participates in and/or leads the activities and governance of the discipline, division, campus, and college; and collaborates with relevant academic discipline and community partners in support of institutional effectiveness and student learning.

Open Date 03/15/2022 Close Date 06/30/2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.

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