The University of Tennessee
School of Music

Notice of Faculty Vacancy

POSITION  – Teacher of Double Bass (jazz and classical)

RANK AND SALARY       Lecturer, one and one-half year appointment beginning Spring Semester 2015. Salary   and fringe benefits are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS         Doctorate, or equivalent professional profile preferred. Demonstrated success in college-level teaching as well as a consistent well-rounded record of professional experience and national visibility as a performer preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES        Teach double bass to undergraduate and graduate Jazz and String Performance majors/minors. Work closely with jazz program and orchestra directors concerning the placement and performance of bass students within the ensembles. Additional teaching responsibilities may include coaching jazz and chamber ensembles and teaching courses in candidate’s areas of interest and abilities. Work closely with jazz and string faculty regarding recitals, hearings and juries, and perform in the faculty jazz ensemble. Responsible for effective jazz and classical bass student recruitment.

GENERAL
INFORMATION              The University of Tennessee is the state’s flagship institution, offering comprehensive programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and public service throughout the state. The campus at Knoxville is the only public institution in the state with the Carnegie classification of “doctoral/research university-extensive.” The campus offers more than 300 degree programs to its 26,000 students, who come from every county in Tennessee, every state in the nation, and more than 100 foreign countries.

SCHOOL OF MUSIC          The School of Music is part of the College of Arts & Sciences and has a long and successful history of quality and commitment to excellence. The school offers a broad and comprehensive professional music program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The school has 55 faculty members and approximately 350 music majors.

APPLICATION                      Send letter of application (no email applications), at least three current (within last 12 months) letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and a recent CD and/or DVD recording of representative repertoire (indicating dates of performance) to:

Secretary, Double Bass Search Committee
School of Music
The University of Tennessee
1741 Volunteer Blvd.
117 Natalie Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, TN 37996

DEADLINE          October 15, 2014 or until position is filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.