Open Position at Eastern Illinois University

The Eastern Illinois University Department of Music invites applications for the position of Instructor of Applied Trombone (full-time) to begin in August 2018.  The department expects to conduct a tenure-track search in this area during the next academic year.  Duties include teaching applied trombone and recruiting students for an established, comprehensive undergraduate and graduate music program.  The ability to teach and perform classical trombone required, additional abilities in jazz performance preferred.  Based upon the needs of the department and special skills and interests of the candidate, the successful candidate will likely teach in an additional area which could include music theory, music history, or general education courses.

Salary range per year:  $38,700-$42,300

Qualifications: Candidates are expected to have a Master’s Degree in Music, Doctorate in Music preferred.  Must be an accomplished teacher and musician. Collegiate teaching experience with demonstrable success working with undergraduate and graduate students preferred. An engaging teaching manner and outstanding interpersonal skills for recruitment and collaboration are essential. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.

Start Date: August 16, 2018

Application deadline: Until filled.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, complete application by March 30, 2018.   Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for five professional references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially). In addition, submit a document with web/media links to selected, recent, and representative performances. Applications and any questions regarding the search may be submitted via email to Dr. Andrew Cheetham.