Music - Assistant Professor (Clarinet and Saxophone)
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
Clarinet and Saxophone
Department of Music
Teach applied lessons to clarinet and saxophone students, present woodwind pedagogical techniques and literature to single reed and music education students, coach/direct single reed chamber music, and teaching in additional areas based on candidate’s qualifications (e.g. music appreciation courses). Successful candidate will actively recruit single reed students into a thriving studio setting, perform as a soloist and collaborative artist on campus and in the region. Additional departmental duties will include advising and committee service.
- Doctorate in performance. (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
- Proven success as a single reed teacher
- Significant experience as a solo single reed recitalist and/or member of a professional chamber or instrumental ensemble
- Evidence of scholarly activity and continuing professional development
- Ability to recruit and retain quality single reed students
- Demonstrated ability for teaching in additional areas based on candidate’s area of expertise
- Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
- Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities
Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic academicians able to develop and maintain academic quality verified by measured student learning. Southeast seeks candidates who will embrace and promote innovative methods of course delivery, appropriate applications of technology, and progressive pedagogical methods.
Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience. The university provides an excellent benefits package including retirement, medical, sick leave, holidays, individual and dependent tuition benefits.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2013 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 6, 2013.
Required Information: Application materials should show evidence of the required qualifications listed above and the ability to meet job responsibilities.
To apply, submit the following items via e-mail to email@example.com or mail to Melissia Coffee, Employment Specialist, Human Resources, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, MS3150, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
- Letter of interest addressing position requirements and how you learned of this position
- Current curriculum vitae
- Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
- Name and contact information of three references
Departmental Information: The department of music includes 18 full time and 6 part time faculty members serving approximately 150 undergraduate majors, and is located on the River Campus, the only dedicated campus for the arts in Missouri. The department offers a Bachelor of Music in Performance degree (B.M.) with options in voice, winds, strings, keyboard or composition; a Bachelor of Music Education degree in either vocal or instrumental certification; or a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music. The musical arts flourish at Southeast. The department supports 12 ensembles including orchestra, band, and choral groups; several small student ensembles and faculty chamber groups bear witness to the fertile creative climate. Student soloists compete and perform regularly across the region, and many faculty maintain active performing schedules.
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.
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