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Assistant Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 052700 - Department of Music
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Teach studio flute, music education and pedagogy-related courses

Research/Creative Achievements including but not limited to publications, presentations, professional performances; potential for external funding and other activities consistent with Mississippi State University Promotion and Tenure guidelines

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

Mississippi State University is a comprehensive land grant institution ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Very High Research Activity University. The university is a member of the Southeastern Conference, and the fall 2019 enrollment was 22,226. The Department of Music is part of the College of Education and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

See http://music.msstate.edu/ for more information about the department. Located partly in and adjacent to Starkville, a city of about 25,000 residents, MSU is served by the nearby Golden Triangle Regional Airport, which has daily connections to Atlanta.

Area of Specialization:

Flute

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2021

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Teach studio flute, music education and pedagogy-related courses
•Research/Creative Achievements including but not limited to publications, presentations, professional performances; potential for external funding and other activities consistent with Mississippi State University Promotion and Tenure guidelines [AOP 13.07]
•Direct the MSU Flute Choir & student chamber ensemble coaching
•Secondary teaching responsibilities based on departmental needs and candidate’s expertise
•Participate in university, college, and departmental committees, service and recruiting activities

Minimum Qualifications:

•Doctorate required; ABD considered but degree must be completed by time of appointment
•Appropriate national/international performance experience
•Successful experience in teaching studio flute and master classes
•Ability to work collaboratively in a variety of academic and community settings
•Ability to actively recruit and maintain a thriving flute studio
•Assist with the organization of woodwind events
•Perform with faculty chamber ensembles
•Academic and professional characteristics consistent with the missions of the University, College, and the Department of Music
•Candidates should have demonstrated ability to teach university-level students

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes

Instructions for Applying:

•Only complete application files will be considered
•Applicants must complete the personal data information form on jobs.msstate.edu and apply for this position
•In addition, applicants should submit the following items to the address listed below:
•Letter of application
•Curriculum vitae with names, telephone numbers and email addresses of five current references
•Three current letters of recommendation (selected from the five references)
•Copies of all academic transcripts (official transcripts will be required at the time of hire) *Any social security numbers should be redacted prior to submission online*
•Recent audio and/or video links representative of flute performances

Please submit the application materials to:

Ms. Sheri Falcone
Chair, Flute Search Committee
Mississippi State University
Department of Music
P.O. Box 6240
Mississippi State, MS 39762

If submitting via FedEx or UPS, please use the following physical address:

299-3 Morrill Road
Music Building A
Mississippi State, MS 39762

•Application materials will not be returned.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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