University of Iowa

Position: Assistant Professor of Trumpet (Tenure Track)
Review Begins: October 17, 2022

The School of Music seeks an artist-level performer and teacher of trumpet who is a motivated and collaborative individual committed to leading and cultivating the UI Trumpet Studio into a clear position of excellence by embracing the ideals of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging (EDIB) through programming and engagement with prospective students, current students, faculty, staff, and the broader community.

Primary responsibilities include teaching private lessons and recruiting trumpet students. Additional duties will include performing with the faculty brass quintet (Iowa Brass Quintet) and other School of Music faculty, coaching chamber ensembles, teaching courses in the brass pedagogy and literature curriculum, serving on recital and exam committees, advising DMA thesis projects, participating in departmental and university service. It is also expected that the candidate be an outstanding performer and maintain an active performance schedule both on and off campus. Additional duties may be assigned in accordance with areas of expertise and in consultation with the Director of the School of Music. Preference will be given to applicants who have already established a national reputation as a performer and teacher.

Education Requirement: Master's degree in Music in hand by the start date

Required Qualifications:

· Demonstrated artistry as a performer

· Significant performing experience including chamber music

· Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching trumpet at the university level

Desired Qualifications:

· Doctorate in Music or equivalent professional experience

  • A proven track record for recruiting and retaining talented trumpet students

· Evidence of creative activity and research as demonstrated through both performances and presentations/publications

· Commitment to community engagement and work with youth and community organizations

Required Documents for application:

· Letter of interest

· Current curriculum vitae

· A one-page statement of teaching philosophy, including a statement on applicants’ short- and long-term objectives and goals for their research and/or creative activities. 

· A one-page statement regarding commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB)

· Audio or video links to at least three live performances (one solo and one chamber music performance). Online links must be embedded in a word document and should be accessible by direct link through domains such as YouTube or Vimeo. 

· Representative solo and chamber recital programs

· Names and contact information for three professional references.

Please apply for this position at https://jobs.uiowa.edu and refer to requisition #74581

The University of Iowa has a historic commitment to the arts. The School of Music enrolls approximately 450 majors and has a full-time faculty of 55. The Voxman Music Building, opened in the fall of 2016, is a state-of-the art facility near the heart of the campus in downtown Iowa City. The Iowa City/Coralville area has a population of about 75,000 and is a cultural center with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Its public schools, libraries, and health care facilities are rated as outstanding.

The School of Music and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or [email protected], to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. For additional information contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, (319) 335-0705.
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