Faculty Jobs@UIOWA

  • contact us

Click to Print

GRANT WOOD FELLOW IN MUSIC

Requisition # 74059

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, December 17th, 2020
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Music

Salary


Salary:$40,000.00 - $40,000.00

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Grant Wood Fellowship (http://grantwood.uiowa.edu/fellowship) program at The University of Iowa, which supports three one-year fellowships in the arts, is currently seeking a candidate in the area of interdisciplinary performance-music.



Fellowship Recipient Responsibilities




  • Teach one course each semester (two courses total). The candidate may teach either an introductory course or an advanced course depending on their strengths and the needs of the program.

  • Present at least one public performance and one public presentation of their work

  • Participate in public engagement activities (e.g., educational programming, collaboration with local arts organizations, activities with local community, etc.)

  • Collaboration with students and faculty within the UI School of Music. This collaboration could include research, creative scholarship, guest lectures in other courses, presentations for student organizations, musical compositions, etc.

  • Fellows are required to maintain residence in the provided Grant Wood Art Colony.



Fellows receive:




  • an appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Music

  • $40,000 salary and benefits

  • Office in the Voxman Music Building at the University of Iowa

  • furnished housing (in a one- or two-bedroom off- campus residence in the Grant Wood Art Colony)



The Grant Wood Fellowship (http://grantwood.uiowa.edu/fellowship) program at The University of Iowa, which supports three one-year fellowships in the arts, is currently seeking a candidate in the area of interdisciplinary performance-music.



Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021 and continue until filled.



Applications must include:




  • a cover letter indicating interest, qualifications, and creative practice

  • professional resume or vita

  • a one-page diversity, equity, and inclusion statement

  • a representative sample of the applicant’s work (for example, link to digital materials, website)

  • contact information for three professional references



The School of Music and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; 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.



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.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree or similar combination of educational/professional experience.

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated expertise in hip-hop, popular music, improvisation, and/or electronic music composition.

Demonstrated ability to effectively work with students and colleagues of diverse social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

Desirable Qualifications:

Demonstrated skills in beat making, music production, mobile recording, songwriting, and/or creative musicianship.

Interest in musical activism related to human rights or environmental justice.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
One page diversity, equity, and inclusion statemen
Link to representative sample of applicant's work
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Kellie A Kucera - kellie-kucera@uiowa.edu
Clas-Clas Administration
Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
1400 M VOX
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-335-1606



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. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, 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.

Top | Human Resources | Privacy Policy | Non-Discrimination Statement | Federal EEO Rights | Campus Safety & Security | Contact Us