Lecturer in African American Musical Heritage

University of California Los Angeles School of Music

UCLA Ethnomusicology 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer Instruction in African American Musical Heritage

Job #JPF05710
  • Herb Alpert School of Music - ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

Recruitment Period

Open July 15th, 2020 through Monday, Aug 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in African American Musical Heritage for Fall quarter of the 2020-21 academic year. Salary commensurate with applicant qualifications and experience; percentage of appointment commensurate with teaching load.

Responsibilities will include individual student teaching supervision and assigned undergraduate ethnomusicology courses. Additional responsibilities may include advising credential candidates on preparing standardized assessment documents and other issues related to certification.

Applicants should have an established regional, national, and/or international reputation as a music educator with expertise and experience in the development of curriculum of sociocultural history and survey of African American music covering Africa and its impact on Americas; music of 17th through 19th centuries; minstrelsy and its impact on representation of blacks in film, television, and theater; religious music, including hymns, spirituals, and gospel; black music of Caribbean and Central and South America; and music of black Los Angeles. A post-baccalaureate degree is required.

Applicants should submit the following items: a cover letter stating interest in the position, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of contribution to diversity. In addition, please provide names and contact information for at least three professional references. The application deadline is August 31, 2020. Applicants may consider including online video links representing their teaching although doing so is not required.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see the UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - State interest in position
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)