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Music Department: Ensembles Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

Position overview

Position title: Ensembles Lecturer
Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.
Percent time: Variable, based on the course load assigned.
Anticipated start: Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments made in fall 2021 through fall quarter 2022. Initial appointments with effective dates outside of this recruitment period will require an alternative open recruitment.
Position duration: Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.

Application Window

Open July 21st, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by June 30th, 2022, you will have until July 14th, 2022 to complete your application.

Position description

The Department of Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time lecturers who may be called upon to teach various performance ensembles at the lower and upper division course level. We seek applications from outstanding candidates with relevant teaching experience who can teach ensembles (e.g. jazz ensemble, Latin American ensemble, classical guitar ensemble, wind ensemble, etc.) that are specific to the applicant’s background, interest, and expertise.

Applicants with expertise in college-level teaching experience or who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Music Department's undergraduate and graduate programs (Music Ph.D., D.M.A, and M.A.) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Music Department: http://music.ucsc.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Master’s Degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in music; or four years of artistic and creative work consisting of a national and/or international record of performances, exhibitions or installations in music venues, museums, galleries, and festivals, and evidence of scholarship in peer-reviewed journals, web, and/or book publications.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and the courses you are a qualified to teach required.

  • Recording of Your Performance (performance 1 of 3) - Upload a pdf document that includes a description and link to the recording.

  • Performance Program (performance 1 of 3)

  • Recording of Your Performance (performance 2 of 3) - Upload a pdf document that includes a description and link to the recording.

  • Performance Program (performance 2 of 3)

  • Recording of Your Performance (performance 3 of 3) - Upload a pdf document that includes a description and link to the recording.

  • Performance Program (performance 3 of 3)

  • Sample Course Syllabus

  • Evaluations of Teaching (course 1 of 3) (Optional)

  • Evaluations of Teaching (course 2 of 3) (Optional)

  • Evaluations of Teaching (course 3 of 3) (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

Apply link: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01033

Help contact: music@ucsc.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is 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, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at roberts@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4602.

UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution.

The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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Job location

Santa Cruz, California