Assistant Professor

Jonesboro, AR
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Working Title: Assistant Professor
Type of Employment: Faculty
Department: Music
Division: Academic Affairs and Research
Location: ASU-Jonesboro
Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Closing: 4/21/17
Position Summary: Faculty members deliver instruction, carry out research, perform service for their respective professions and community, and participate in the management of the University through shared governance. Each member of the faculty has the duty to deliver instruction and maintain a learning environment consistent with the highest standards of the profession. The faculty has a responsibility to set degree requirements, assess when they are met, and establish and maintain curricula that meet professional standards and fulfill the educational goals of the University.


  • The Artist/Assistant Professor of Flute will teach undergraduate and graduate applied Flute.
  • This person will also be responsible for recruiting, retaining and advising music majors in the Flute studio.
  • The applicant will pursue an active performance/creative/scholarly agenda and participate fully in the responsibilities of faculty membership (student advisement, curriculum development, service activities).
  • Additional duties will be assigned based on the strengths of the selected applicant and needs of the department.

General Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; exact schedule will be determined in consultation with Department Chair and Student Needs.
Other: Applicants should upload a cover letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names with contact information of five professional references. Candidates must also upload a pdf which contains web links (YouTube, Dropbox, etc.) to video and/or audio recordings of live performances by the applicant. Transcripts will be requested by the search committee after initial screening of applicants.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Knowledge, skills, and abilities required or applicable to the position responsibilities and area of specialization, including special abilities.
Minimum Qualifications: A master's degree in Flute is required, a doctorate or commensurate experience is preferred; a strong commitment to recruiting, developing, and retaining outstanding Flute students; evidence of ongoing creative, performing, or research activities; demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups associated with a major university music program including students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and community members.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.