Assistant/Associate Prof- Director of University Bands

Murray, Kentucky, United States

Job description

Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Music to begin August 2018. Rank to be determined based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Primary responsibilities will be conducting the wind bands, teaching conducting courses, and teaching in other areas commensurate with departmental needs and candidate’s qualifications. The candidate must also be a recognized leader, performer, and educator; recruit outstanding students; provide service to the university and profession; serve as an academic advisor; and meet research/creative obligations consistent with all faculty appointments.

The successful candidate will possess a doctorate, or will have equivalent experience in wind conducting, with no less than a master’s degree.The successful candidate must demonstrate success as a musician and a teacher, demonstrate an ability to conduct a wind band, assist the Instrumental Unit in recruiting outstanding students, and possess an ability to manage the Band area. College-level teaching experience is required.

Public school experience is desired.

How to apply

Apply online

Murray State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to educational programs and activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (revised 1992), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For more information contact the Director of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access, Murray State University, 103 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071; voice (270) 809-3155, TDD (270) 809-3361. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Murray State University serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees. Academic programs are offered in the core areas of arts and sciences, agriculture, business, health and human services, teacher education, communications, engineering and applied technologies, and nursing.