Assistant Professor in Music and Program Director of Choral Activities

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Arts & Humanities

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Assistant Professor in Music and Program Director of Choral Activities

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Job Description:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Performing Arts (SPA), within the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH), invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-earning assistant professor in Music and program director of choral activities, anticipated to begin August of 2020. This position is pending funding.


The successful candidate will provide ensemble and logistical leadership for the choral/vocal area, conduct choral ensembles, teach choral conducting, observe and supervise choral music education student interns and collaborate with clinical education teachers, actively participate in recruitment for the department, and promote a collegial and collaborative environment.


UCF is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 66,000 students. Located in Orlando, FL, it is the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.M., B.M.E., and M.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Music, please visit our website at For more information about UCF, please visit the website at


College of Arts and Humanities, School of Performing Arts

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Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in Music from an accredited institution.

2. Record of successful college-level choral teaching experience.

3. Artist level conductor with strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and administration.

4. The ability to demonstrate a clear capacity for academic advancement through scholarship commensurate with a tenure-earning position.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. A completed a doctorate in choral music from an accredited institution.

2. Evidence of successful and significant secondary choral music teaching experience.

3. Evidence of successful and significant college choral music teaching experience or professional equivalent.

4. Experience with supervision of teaching interns.

5. The ability to relate to and work well with a diverse student population.

6. Experience teaching and/or mentoring graduate students and K-12 educators.

Additional Application Materials Required:

The university requires that all applicants apply online at In addition to the online application, applicants must also submit the following: (1) a letter of application indicating qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the contact information for three professional references; and (4) candidates must also submit links, using an online platform of their choice (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) of a 20-30 minute choral rehearsal video, and a 20-30 minute choral concert video from the audience perspective.


NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.


Application deadline is December 12, 2019. Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received.  Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.


For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Kelly A. Miller, search chair (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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