Full-Time Faculty in Instrumental MusicUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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About the University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.
Mission and Vision
The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.
As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.
Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:
- A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
- Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
- Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
- A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
- Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
- Zeal for life-long learning and service.
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a Full-time Faculty position in Instrumental Music/Director of Wind Ensembles beginning August, 2018. Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate, extensive directing experience, and teaching experience. The primary emphasis of this position will be on building a strong wind ensemble program, including the ongoing recruitment of student musicians and directing the ensemble(s). Additional responsibilities include teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise, advising students, maintaining a scholarship agenda, and participating in the broader life of the University.
About the University of Dubuque: The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed into a mission driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1900 traditional undergraduate students and 500 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. One hundred full-time faculty members are committed to serving a student population that, at the undergraduate level, includes approximately 30% students of color. A $40 million performing arts facility, built in 2012, serves as the physical center for the fine and performing arts. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.
About Dubuque, Iowa: Dubuque, Iowa, is a Mississippi River city of 60,000 people that serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.
To Apply: Please submit the following to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001:
- cover letter,
- current curriculum vita,
- 1-2 page statement of your vision for building an instrumental music program at an institution that focuses on “professional programs with a liberal arts core,”
- UD Employment application form (located on our website (http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/),
- graduate-level transcripts, and
- contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.