UCLA Ethnomusicology 2022-23 Part-Time Lecturer in Klezmer Music Ensemble University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07820
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's Department of Ethnomusicology invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in Klezmer Music Ensemble for Winter quarter of the 2022-23 academic year. Candidate will be expected to direct performance ensembles and teach lecture classes and seminars on key concepts in Jewish culture and history, giving context to the music. Candidates must have advanced expertise in group and solo performance of a diverse mixture of Klezmer musical traditions from pre-WWII European and American Golden Age klezmer, continuing into the klezmer revival and subsequent renaissance of the Seventies, and concluding with more contemporary experimental recordings. The position requires expertise in developing curriculum, in addition to interactions with the Klezmer community on various cultural and educational initiatives. A PhD in Ethnomusicology or related field is preferred. University teaching experience preferred.
Candidates should submit: 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. Applicants may consider including online video links representing their teaching although doing so is not required.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.