Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Opening at Ball State

Ball State University School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning August 2017. Responsibilities include teaching 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. A successful candidate will be expected recruit and maintain a strong studio, maintain a national/international level of performance/scholarship, and participate in service.

Rank:             Assistant/Associate Professor of Music

Salary:           Commensurate with experience and education


Minimum Qualifications: Completed master’s degree in music, a strong performance history, and a record of successful 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.


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 recordings 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 materials may be requested at a later date. Application materials will not be returned. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through December 1, 2016.


Please upload materials to: # 8072



Ball State University is an institution of 21,000 students located approximately 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis and is within driving distance to Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Cincinnati. 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 state-of-the-art concert hall and recording facilities.


Ball State University is an equal opportunity employer.