Assistant Professor, Music (Percussion)

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Assistant Professor, Music (Percussion)

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Music (Percussion)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

College Of Liberal Arts Faculty

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Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Percussion. Appointment will begin fall 2019. Responsibilities will include teaching applied percussion lessons and percussion ensemble. Secondary responsibilities may include teaching music theory and/or aural training, depending upon the candidate's experience. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team-oriented departmental culture and to undertake other duties according to the needs of the department.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Department of Music is a rapidly expanding unit of The School of Arts and Communication. The Performing Arts Center, opened in April 2005, features a concert hall with flexible acoustics designed by Jaffe-Holden Acoustics, and is the principal performance venue of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and the Corpus Christi Chorale, as well as student and faculty performances.

Required Qualifications:

  • A completed doctoral degree in percussion performance at the time of appointment.
  • Evidence of excellence in classroom teaching and applied instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Other desirable secondary areas include theory, aural training and chamber music.
  • Evidence of ability to be a successful teacher, scholar, performer, and congenial colleague.


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.

A completed application will include:
1. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed,
2. Curriculum vitae,
3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of graduate coursework,
4. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address, and
5. A document with hyperlinks to a video recording (YouTube, personal website, etc) of a recent solo performance (20-30 minutes in length). The recording should include a mix of styles, i.e. marimba, multi-percussion, drum set, etc.

The deadline for applications is February 1, 2019.

Please direct any inquiries to Carrie Pierce, Search Chair, [email protected]

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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