Academic and Faculty

Music Faculty Position, Applied Trumpet -- CLOSED

School of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Music at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri seeks applicants for an Applied Trumpet, 10-month, non-tenure track faculty position, with the possibility of renewal, at the rank of instructor or assistant professor beginning in August 2014. Teaching responsibilities are teaching applied trumpet, conductor of brass choirs, recruiting, advising and other departmental courses as needed. Possible work with university bands, orchestra or jazz ensembles in teaching or performance as opportunities are presented.

Qualifications: Doctorate preferred, ABD and Masters Degree will be considered. Candidate must have demonstrated success in performance (classical and jazz), teaching and recruiting at the collegiate level.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued.)  Please email documents to and indicate position you are applying for in the subject line.

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