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Assistant Professor of Singer/Songwriter -- UC-Denver

03 Jan 2023 2:46 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

Assistant Professor of Singer/Songwriter (C/T) - 28582 



 University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media | Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Assistant Professor (CTT) of Singer/Songwriter Position #00719334– Requisition #28582

Job Summary:

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The College of Arts & Media, Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies has an opening for a full-time Clinical Teaching Track in Singer/Songwriter (an unclassified) position. Teaching assignments will have a start date of August 2023, will require an 80% teaching load. The incumbent will be accountable for teaching courses related to songwriting, performance, advanced songwriting and production, applied lessons, ensembles, well as any additional music courses as required by the MEIS Department and will need to possess the ability to teach undergraduate courses, and engage in research, creative work, and service. The continuance of this appointment will be based on merit/performance, budget, and enrollment numbers.

Examples of Work Performed:

Teaching (80%)

  • Teach a 3/3 course load (18 total credits per AY) in the following areas: introduction to songwriting, applied upper division singer/songwriter lessons, popular music arranging & performance, advanced songwriting & production, media placement, performance ensembles, and additional music courses as required by the MEIS Department.
  • Professors are responsible for the preparation of course content, syllabi, lectures, presentations, and student assignments; evaluation of student work; tracking and progress of student attendance and engagement; student advisement, management of course in online platform Canvas; etc.
  • All other duties and projects as requested

Research & Creative Work (10%)

  • Engage in professional and academic community through publications, recordings, performances, multimedia, and professional development areas
  • Produce professional work through scholarly and creative activity

Service (10%)

  • Engage in and contribute to the function and operations of the department, as defined by the department chair
  • Work (e.g. off-campus performances, creative retreats) with the broader community in representing the university, department, and students


  • This position will be attuned to CU Denver Strategic Plan 2030 by embracing and advancing equity through research, creative work, and teaching to encourage a just, safe, and inclusive campus; dedicated to improving systems to support minoritized people and historically marginalized identities in order to reduce bias and create and sustain equity; and redefining success through a lens of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion to unlock the potential for everyone to succeed.
  • All other duties and projects as requested
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and tasks at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

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