Arts, Languages, & Philosophy - Music
Review of Applications to begin February 10 , 2017- Open Until Filled
Full Time/Part Time
100% FTE full time/benefit eligible
Director of Music
The Department of Arts, Languages, & Philosophy at Missouri University of Science & Technology invites applications for the position of Director of Music, a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in August 2017. The Director will coordinate with the department's performing arts faculty (in choir, theatre, orchestras, and bands) to enhance and raise the visibility of S&T's dynamic music programs.
The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will include:
- teaching/directing three courses per semester
- providing leadership for faculty in S&T's music programs
- supporting music-related university events such as Homecoming, spring and fall commencements, theatre musicals, and parades;
- engaging in scholarly and/or artistic activity;
- engaging in service (including advising student groups);
- and assisting with outreach and recruiting.
- Terminal degree in music from an accredited institution. ABD candidates who will have degree in hand by employment start date will be considered.
- Evidence of success in teaching and/or conducting at the college level
- Evidence of scholarly and/or artistic activity
Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities, with nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus. Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out. Located about 100 miles southwest of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and business, with MS and PhD programs available in many programs. Missouri S&T offers an academic minor in music, and accommodates hundreds of students engaged in instrumental and choral music. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Review of applications will begin February 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcript, three letters of reference or complete contact information of 3 references, evidence of teaching and/or conducting proficiency/experience, a brief statement of philosophy about music education, and, if available, examples of scholarship or creative activity. These materials should be submitted electronically through the Missouri S&T website and include the position reference number 00068351.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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