Percussion Jobs and Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor tenure track position for Fall 2012

  • 1.  Assistant Professor tenure track position for Fall 2012

    Posted 10-13-2011 12:23

    Percussion  Assistant Professor, nine-month tenure-track appointment beginning Fall semester, August 1, 2012. Doctorate or equivalent professional profile required.

    The successful candidate must have demonstrated success in college-level teaching as well as a consistent well-rounded record of professional experience and national visibility as a performer. Job duties include teach percussion to undergraduate and graduate percussion majors/minors. Teach percussion ensemble and percussion methods in the music education curriculum. Oversee the marching band drumline. Work closely with the University band and orchestra directors concerning the placement and performance of percussion students within the ensembles, and with the jazz percussion area regarding the division of students, percussion studio class, recitals, hearings and juries. Responsible for effective percussion student recruitment, creative/scholarly activity, and service contributions appropriate for a university faculty member. DEADLINE: November 30, 2011, or until position is filled.

    Send letter of application (no email applications), at least three current (within the last 12 months) letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and a recent CD and/or DVD recording of representative repertoire (indicating dates of performance) with a self-addressed, postage paid envelope and materials will be returned once search is completed:

    Chair, Percussion Search Committee, UT School of Music, 2438 Dunford Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996.

    The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.