Arkansas State University (A-State) is recruiting applicants for the position Artist/Assistant Professor of Trombone (Tenure Track) beginning August 15, 2017. The Artist/Assistant Professor of Trombone (Tenure Track) will teach undergraduate and graduate applied trombone. This person will also be responsible for recruiting, retaining and advising music majors in the trombone studio. The applicant will pursue an active creative/scholarly agenda, perform in the A-State Faculty Brass Quintet, and participate fully in the responsibilities of faculty membership (student advisement, curriculum development, service activities). Additional duties will be assigned based on the strengths of the selected applicant and needs of the department.
Application deadline: February 10, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applications for this position must be received online at http://www.astate.edu/jobs. Select employment opportunities and choose the Artist/Assistant Professor of Trombone (Tenure Track) (F00118) position to apply.
Applicants should upload a cover letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references. Upon receiving the above materials, you will receive an email with instructions on how to upload audio/video recordings of recent performance(s). For additional background information contact Dr. Chris Wilson, Associate Professor of Trumpet, Trombone Search Committee, Chair, A-State Department of Music, P.O. Box 779, State University, AR 72467. Phone: 870-972-3772. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Trombone is required, a doctorate or commensurate experience is preferred; a strong commitment to recruiting, developing, and retaining outstanding trombone students; evidence of ongoing creative, performing, or research activities; demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups associated with a major university music program including students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and community members.
Located in Jonesboro, AR, a progressive city of 70,000 residents, A-State maintains a reputation for high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs as well as a strong commitment to the community and region. The university has a growing enrollment of over 13,000. A-State is committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.
A-State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Arkansas State University does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates or financial aid.
A-State is committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.