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Faculty Positions



Job Title: Director of The School of Performing Arts
Department: School of Performing Arts

Status: Active

The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for the position of Director of The School of Performing Arts to begin by or before July 1, 2017.  The university seeks candidates who will energetically lead the department in continuing to build excellent undergraduate and graduate programs, and mentor faculty in teaching, research and creative activity, and service.

The preferred candidate should possess an appropriate terminal degree in music, administrative experience in higher education, and an established record of teaching, scholarship and service sufficient to justify appointment with tenure.  Other desirable qualifications include: working collaboratively with faculty on curriculum, performances, and budget; the ability to recruit and retain students and faculty; a knowledge of faculty evaluation; and a record of community outreach with local civic and arts organizations, and active involvement in fund-raising.  The School of Performing Arts is currently in a capital fundraising campaign, and the Director will work closely with the Development Officer assigned to the College of Arts and Sciences.  In the near future, UT Tyler will undergo both SACS and NASM re-accreditation.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

The School of Performing Arts, located in the R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center, is an important presence within the university and region, regularly hosting regional school music events.  In January 2016, the Center for the Musical Arts opened, a 15,000 square foot addition that includes new band and choral rehearsal facilities, faculty studios, and student lounges.  Music performances are held in the Braithwaite Recital Hall and in the Vaughn Auditorium, a 2000-seat venue with full Broadway-sized stage, pit, and wing space.  Students participate in the Patriot Singers, University Chorale, Opera/Music Theatre, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Brass Ensemble, as well as other solo and group performing opportunities.

The University of Texas at Tyler has an enrollment of nearly 9000 students and is the regional center for the fine and performing arts. The School of Performing Arts offers the Bachelor of Music in Composition, Music Education, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music.  For additional information, visit the university web site at www.uttyler.edu/music.

A complete application file will include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statements of teaching and administrative philosophy, links to public performance media and/or publications, and five letters of reference–at least one of which must address teaching.  Applications submitted by e-mail are strongly preferred.

Send application to:

Dr. Jeffrey Emge, Chair, School of Performing Arts Search Committee,

The University of Texas at Tyler,

3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799

jemge@uttyler.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Job Title: Lecturer
Department: Department of Political Science and History

Status: Active

The Department of Political Science and History at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a one year Lecturer position in History beginning in the fall of 2016.  The successful candidate will be teaching large sections of United States History I and II courses and must be able to teach dual credit courses for the department.  M.A. in History and previous experience with dual credit students required.

Located ninety minutes east of Dallas/Ft. Worth, Tyler is a thriving city of over 100,000 and mixes traditional southern charm with twenty-first century progressiveness.  UT Tyler has an enrollment of over 8500 students and has become the cultural and intellectual hub of the area. 

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Marcus Stadelmann, Chair, Department of Political Science and History, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas, 75799, or mstadelmann@uttyler.edu. The deadline for receipt of applications is August 3, 2016.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

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