The School of Music seeks an artist-level performer and teacher of trumpet who is a motivated and collaborative individual committed to leading and cultivating the UI Trumpet Studio into a clear position of excellence by embracing the ideals of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging (EDIB) through programming and engagement with prospective students, current students, faculty, staff, and the broader community.
Primary responsibilities include teaching private lessons and recruiting trumpet students. Additional duties will include performing with the faculty brass quintet (Iowa Brass Quintet) and other School of Music faculty, coaching chamber ensembles, teaching courses in the brass pedagogy and literature curriculum, serving on recital and exam committees, advising DMA thesis projects, participating in departmental and university service. It is also expected that the candidate be an outstanding performer and maintain an active performance schedule both on and off campus. Additional duties may be assigned in accordance with areas of expertise and in consultation with the Director of the School of Music. Preference will be given to applicants who have already established a national reputation as a performer and teacher.
Required Documents for application:
Letter of interest
Current curriculum vitae
A one-page statement of teaching philosophy, including a statement on applicants' short- and long-term objectives and goals for their research and/or creative activities.
A one-page statement regarding commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB)
Audio or video links to at least three live performances (one solo and one chamber music performance). Online links must be embedded in a word document and should be accessible by direct link through domains such as YouTube or Vimeo.
Representative solo and chamber recital programs
Names and contact information for three professional references.
Review of applicants will begin on October 17, 2022 and will continue until filled.
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.
The School of Music and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; 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.
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With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.