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Assistant Professor of Music / Director of Bands

Mississippi College Department of Music
Clinton, Mississippi
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
Nov 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands



Earned DMA or Ph.D. preferred. ABD considered. At least three years of effective teaching service required. Teacher licensure preferred. 



The successful candidate will direct the marching band and wind ensemble, recruit students, teach graduate and undergraduate instrumental music education coursework, and advise undergraduate instrumental music education majors. Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the Department of Music and the successful candidate’s qualifications. 



August 1, 2023



A complete application will include the following materials that must be submitted electronically: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at this time), face-front performance and rehearsal videos, and names/contact information of three references. All materials should be emailed to Renee Wilson at Additional materials may be requested at a later date. For full consideration, electronic submissions should be received by Friday, December 9, 2022.

For more information about the music department, visit For more information about Mississippi College, visit Mississippi College is an NCAA Division II institution.

Affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, Mississippi College is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university of liberal arts and sciences and professional studies dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence.  Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning and the largest private university in the state of Mississippi.  It is located in the Jackson metropolitan area (population 540,000), has a student population of over 5000 students, and is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Buy.”

In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Mississippi College does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or military service in admissions, in the administration of its educational policies, programs, and activities or in employment. Under federal law, the university may exercise religious preferences in employment in order to fulfill its mission and purpose. Special consideration will be given to candidates of the Baptist faith.


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