School of Music, Ball State University

Position ID:Ball State University-School of Music-TROMBONE [#8072]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music (Trombone)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Muncie, Indiana 47306, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music
Starting Date:2017/08/14
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 finished (posted 2016/10/15, updated 2016/09/22, listed until 2017/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** The account for School of Music, Ball State University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Ball State University School of Music invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning August, 2017.

Major responsibilities: Teach applied lessons to undergraduate and graduate students, performing with the faculty brass quintet, leading weekly studio class, directing/conducting trombone ensemble, coaching student chamber groups, and additional duties as assigned by the director. Additional performance opportunities may be available locally and regionally. The successful candidate will be expected to recruit and maintain a strong studio, maintain a national/international level of performance/scholarship, and participate in service.

Minimum qualifications: Completed Master’s degree in music, from an accredited college or university, a strong performance history, and a record of successful college teaching.

Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain quality students, exceptional performance and/or scholarly background, completed doctorate, coaching chamber music, teaching trombone repertoire/pedagogy, conducting experience, and/or experience/background of entrepreneurship in music.

This position is listed at, position #8072. Applicants should upload curriculum vitae, three letters of reference written within the past two years, a short list of additional references, recordings from the last two years representing various styles (live recording preferred), student evaluations (if available), and copies of official transcripts of highest degree earned. Samples of scholarly publications, additional recordings, and other supporting materials may be included with the application. Additional supporting material may be requested at a later date. Application material will not be returned.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.

The School of Music offers bachelors, masters, artist diploma and doctoral level degrees and has an enrollment of approximately 400 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. Completed in 2004, the Music Instruction Building features a start-of-the-art concert hall and recording facilities. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

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Further Info:
School of Music (MU 203)
Ball State University
2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306

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