Assistant Professor - Music Studies - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Creates and maintains a productive learning environment for students. Teaches courses in pop music, rock/metal, world music, honors, and interdisciplinary subjects. Develops, delivers, and maintains online, live-interactive, and hybrid courses.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate in musicology, and 5 or more years of university teaching experience required.

Preferred qualifications include online course development experience, and scholarly publications in rock, pop, or metal.


Knowledge of the history and development of pop, rock/metal, world, and western art music.


Proven skills as an accomplished teacher.

Skills in online course development and delivery.


Develops curriculum and teach assigned courses.

Engage students in learning and performing opportunities on campus and in the community.

Communicates (written and oral) with a wide variety of students, faculty and others.

Pay Range

$52,000 - $54,000

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Music
  • Assistant Professor - Music Studies
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Music (theory)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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