Assistant Professor, Percussion

Murray State University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Start date
Oct 5, 2023
Full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 2024.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary responsibility will be teaching applied percussion and related areas (percussion methods, chamber music, literature, pedagogy) to undergraduate music majors and minors. Secondary teaching responsibilities will be commensurate with departmental needs and candidate's qualifications (music history preferred). Recruit outstanding students. Committee service, student advising, and research/creative activity obligations are consistent with all faculty appointments.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Doctoral Degree in Percussion or related field is required. ABDs with a documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Demonstrated success as a performing artist and teacher of percussion. Ability to conduct/coach percussion ensemble and teach percussion methods class for music education majors. Ability to teach in a secondary academic area commensurate with the departmental needs (music history preferred). Experience teaching in an undergraduate collegiate setting is desirable, as is the ability to teach various styles (jazz, drum set, marching percussion, etc).

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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