Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Music

Job description

Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor to also serve as Visiting Associate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands.

Supervise, rehearse, and conduct the Miami University Marching Band and Symphony Band; work closely with the Director of Bands to implement appropriate activities and goals for the total university band program; supervise all Pep Band activities in accordance with Divisional and Departmental expectations; assist with recruitment; teach undergraduate courses in music education, including (but not limited to) marching band techniques, instrumental methods courses, student teacher supervision; other duties as assigned, including academic advising.

A part-time position prior to the full-time start date of August 20, 2018, to accommodate necessary summer preparation and band camp, may be created.

Require: Master’s degree in music; undergraduate or graduate degree in music education, with a minimum three years of public school teaching in instrumental music.  Terminal degree (DMA or Ph.D.) in music required for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor.

Desire:  Experience with university marching/athletic bands.  Strong candidates will have terminal degree (DMA or Ph.D).

Required documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy not to exceed two pages that addresses the role of the marching arts in the university curriculum.

Submit to  Prefer that the three references listed in application are familiar with candidate’s most recent work.  Additional materials, including video or audio, may be requested.  Inquiries may be directed to Chris Tanner at [email protected]  Screening of applications will begin April 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to [email protected] or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.




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Posted: 4/4/2018
Application Due: 6/3/2018
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