Trombone Position at Mahidol University, Bangkok

START DATE: June 1, 2017
QUALIFICATIONS: completed DMA preferred, ABD with firm date for expected completion considered. The successful candidate will be an exceptional trombone player with demonstrated success in both teaching and performing. Specialized experience with orchestral bass-trombone performance would be beneficial but not required.
RANK AND SALARY: Full-time Lecturer. Salary is commensurate with the cost of living in Thailand.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach applied trombone to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral level students; oversee the trombone teachers in the pre-college program; teach trombone literature and pedagogy classes at the undergraduate level; coach chamber music; advise master’s and doctoral students in their thesis/ dissertation projects. For the right candidate there may be an opportunity to audition for membership the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra.
APPLICATION: Applicants should submit the following via email to Daren Robbins, Chair of Brass and Percussion []
1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum Vita
3. Copies of unofficial transcripts
4. Three current letters of recommendation and a list of three additional references
5. Internet links (YouTube, SoundCloud, etc.) to a variety of current performance recordings (solo, chamber, orchestral, etc.).

DEADLINE: Screening of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The College of Music at Mahidol University, located in suburban Bangkok, has over 100 full-time faculty and more than 1000 students ranging from pre-college to doctoral level. Areas of study include Performance, Jazz Studies, Thai and Oriental Music, Music Composition, Music Technology, Music Business, Music Entertainment, Music Therapy, Music Education, Music Pedagogy, Musicology, and Conducting.

The College of Music is housed in a total of seven buildings all within close proximity of each other. Teaching studios, practice rooms, and classrooms for university-level students are housed in two buildings, with a separate building for pre-college activities expected to open by the beginning of the next school year. These three buildings also house several performance spaces for solo and chamber music recitals. The Jiew Bangsue Music Library is housed in its own building, and the Museum of Music in Southeast Asia is under construction and expected to open in the next few years. Large concert halls include the 450-seat MACM Hall and the new 2000-seat Prince Mahidol Hall which is home to the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra.
<p>The College of Music’s campus is known for its natural beauty. It is situated on Mahidol University’s Salaya campus, about 25 kilometers from central Bangkok. Salaya is a quiet but quickly-developing suburb with a growing variety of shopping and dining options.
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