Assistant Professor, Trumpet

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Trumpet
Department Music - 21500
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary

The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses for the undergraduate trumpet area, including applied trumpet, trumpet studio class, brass literature, brass pedagogy, and other classes according to departmental need; recruit and retain qualified trumpet students; assist in maintenance of department owned brass instruments. Continue and expand relationships with area music professionals like band directors, orchestral directors, trumpet teachers, and more.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate must demonstrate professional skills in playing trumpet, strong teaching and recruiting skills, and have knowledge of trumpet literature and current pedagogical trends. He/she must have the aptitude to collaborate with music faculty and guest artists and connect with area teachers to build positive relations within the community.

Required Qualifications

A DMA in trumpet performance (or equivalent) is required. Master’s Degree and ABD status will be considered. Distinction in artistic accomplishment in orchestral, jazz/modern, collaborative, and solo performance is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

At least of year of collegiate teaching is preferred. Although not required, the department would like this candidate to teach other classes as needed. Depending on the candidate’s interests and qualifications, these classes may include Theory, Aural Skills, Music Appreciation, History of Jazz, Jazz Pedagogy, and/or Jazz Improvisation. Able to teach our Pre-College students is also desirable.

Salary Commensurate to candidate's experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00083P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 09/26/2017
Close Date 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Media File
  2. Certifications
  3. Evidence of Teaching Excellence