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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Music (Jazz Trumpet) Jazz Studies

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Position Details

Title Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Music (Jazz Trumpet) Jazz Studies
Appointment Status Tenure
Department IU Bloomington Jacobs School of Music
Position Summary

Teach studio jazz trumpet to Jacobs School jazz studies graduate and undergraduate majors; other responsibilities may include leading a Jacobs School jazz ensemble, coaching jazz combos, and teaching courses in jazz theory, improvisation, history, or courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Participation in department activities and student recruitment, service on graduate committees and on Jacobs School committees, is expected.

Basic Qualifications

Completed master’s degree required by the starting date of the appointment (August 1, 2017), doctorate preferred; equivalent professional experience will be given equal consideration. Senior applicants: established national/international reputation and demonstrated ability as a performer and teacher. Junior applicants: emerging national/international reputation and demonstrated ability as a performer and teacher. All applicants: demonstrated ability to attract highly talented students; significant experience in jazz performance as well as jazz education.

Department Contact for Questions

Bettina K. Poulsen

Additional Qualifications

The search committee will consider both junior and senior applicants; appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, as appropriate; ten-month, tenured or tenure-track position. For tenure-track appointees: initial three-year appointment followed by annual appointments upon successful reappointment reviews; tenure decision in the sixth year after initial appointment.

Salary and Rank Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions

A complete application consists of a letter of application and curriculum vitae, along with contact information for three professional references. A message with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of your reference providers upon the submission of your application. Please do not send audio/video files or other materials until requested to do so. If you need help completing your application, contact Bettina K. Poulsen, (812) 855-5541, bpoulsen@indiana.edu.

For Best Consideration Date 12/09/2016
Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
OAA # 21610-23

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents