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Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates must submit a letter of application, CV (including a list of courses previously and currently taught, a list of three to five references with contact information), two sample writings, unofficial academic transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation that must be sent by recommenders directly to Joshua Clark joshuad.clark@utah.edu. Candidates must submit their materials online before March 10, 2017 in order to ensure full consideration. Do not send additional materials at this time. Audio and video recordings, sample syllabi, or additional supporting materials may be requested later. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the fellowship is filled. Candidates who proceed to the final level of the search must provide official transcripts of all academic work and will be required to participate in a routine FBI background check. This position is a three year contract.

Announcement

Details

Open Date 11/14/2016
Requisition Number PRN12895B
Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Care Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40.0
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00078 - School of Music
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 20000 to 500000
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Yes
Job Summary

We seek a specialist in jazz studies and music of the African diaspora, whose scholarly focus complements the expertise of our current faculty. The successful applicant will be able to work across subdisciplines within the School of Music and with colleagues elsewhere in the University to strengthen jazz research, study, and performance. Through this appointment, the School of Music seeks to strengthen its relationship across the university with other outstanding departments in the humanities and social sciences and with university programs such as the School for Cultural and Social Transformation.

Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in jazz history, jazz theory, jazz performance, and other topics of jazz studies; conduct research and publish; participate actively in the profession; assist the Director of Jazz Studies with supervising jazz performance ensembles.

Minimum Qualifications
Preferences

Candidates will have a doctorate or be ABD. They must present evidence of scholarly promise, and demonstrated excellence in teaching; skills as performer are desirable.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary

Candidates must submit a letter of application, CV (including a list of courses previously and currently taught, a list of three to five references with contact information), two sample writings, unofficial academic transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation that must be sent by recommenders directly to Joshua Clark joshuad.clark@utah.edu. Candidates must submit their materials online before March 10, 2017 in order to ensure full consideration.

Do not send additional materials at this time. Audio and video recordings, sample syllabi, or additional supporting materials may be requested later. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the fellowship is filled. Candidates who proceed to the final level of the search must provide official transcripts of all academic work and will be required to participate in a routine FBI background check.

This position is a three year contract.

Additional Information


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.


This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications of the position as specified in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of References
  5. Writing Sample 1
  6. Writing Sample 2
Optional Documents
  1. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. Example of Research 1