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Assistant Professor of Music

Recruitment #

2100

Position

Assistant Professor  of Music (Percussion)

Effective Date

August 18, 2014 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with training and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.M. degree, or official notification of completion of the degree by August 1, 2014, or equivalent record of professional experience
  • Evidence of experience as a percussion performer/teacher 
  • Demonstrated success coordinating a university-level percussion program 
  • Demonstrated success as a conductor of a university-level percussion ensemble
  • Evidence of experience in steel drum, Brazilian or West African percussion ensemble traditions
  • Demonstrated potential to establish effective student recruitment leading to the continued development of an established percussion program 
  • Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • DMA degree or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2014, or equivalent record of professional experience
  • Demonstrated significant professional experience as a percussion performer and teacher
  • Demonstrated success in effective student recruitment necessary to the continued development of an established percussion program
  • Evidence of experience directing steel drum, Brazilian, and West African percussion ensembles

Duties

  • Teach ensembles, undergraduate and graduate level courses, and applied lessons in Percussion Studies
  • Departmental needs and the candidate's interests and areas of expertise will determine other possible teaching responsibilities
  • Additional area coordination responsibilities include: hiring and coordination of studio faculty, assigning students to studio faculty, assigning students to appropriate university performance ensembles, monitoring student growth and development, and coordinating an effective student recruitment program
  • Serve as coach of percussion chamber music and direct the Percussion, Steel Drum, Brazilian, and West African percussion ensembles
  • Establish an agenda of creative and scholarly activity
  • Participate in service to department, college, university, college, and community

The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation.  We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (with current email)
  • Current list of at least five references including emails
  • A copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Semi-finalists will be notified and asked to submit video or audio on DVD, CD, or weblink representing work as a soloist or chamber musician, and a video via DVD or weblink teaching a lesson, coaching a chamber ensemble, or giving a master class
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three letters of recommendation, and an official transcript.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Carolyn Bremer, Director
California State University, Long Beach
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90804-7101
(562) 985-4781
carolyn.bremer@csulb.edu

 

Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin December 1, 2013.
  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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