Assistant Professor of Music and Director of BandsLocation:
Visual and Performing ArtsPosting Date:
Commensurate with education and experienceRequired:
Doctorate degree in music at the time of appointment, ABD considered.Preferred:
Ability to create inclusive and engaging learning environments for diverse student body.Primary Responsibilities:
Experience working with first-generation students in highly desirable.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Sul Ross State University seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands. This full-time, tenure-track appointment begins August 2024. Duties include directing the concert and pep bands; teaching applied brass, woodwind, and/or percussion lessons; and additional teaching duties as needed, determined by department needs and candidate strengths. Possible courses may include music theory, music history, ear training, instrumental education courses, and music appreciation. Active participation in recruiting, advising, and service to the University and community is expected. The successful candidate must hold a doctorate degree in music at the time of appointment, ABD considered.Other Information:
The Department is looking for a dynamic individual who will stay abreast of the latest developments in the music world and inspire non-majors to pursue a major or minor in Music. The ideal candidate is collaborative and has a strong interest in developing active partnerships with local and regional musicians and performing arts organizations. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include contributing to shared administrative and recruitment tasks, and active participation in departmental and/or college-wide committees. The ability to create inclusive and engaging learning environments for a diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Experience working with first-generation students is highly desirable.The candidate hired for this position will be joining a program and department embarking upon a multi-million-dollar expansion and renovation of current fine arts facilities. Alpine and Marfa are arts-friendly communities, and the candidate will find supportive colleagues and appreciative peers throughout the region. The Sul Ross Music Program is actively involved in TMEA.Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, CV, and three references, a 15-to-20-minute video sample of a band rehearsal, and 15-to-20-minute video sample of a band concert. Candidates should include links to their website in their cover letter (preferred) or to the following drop box account if necessary. Request: https://www.dropbox.com/request/NMJrZJCjfcOHdRuXjGNW
Appointment begins August 2024.
The SRSU Department of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
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Sul Ross State University Alpine Campus is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine.
The SRSU campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde comprise Rio Grande College. RGC offers upper-level courses leading to bachelor’s degrees as well as master’s degree programs and works closely with its partner institution, Southwest Texas Junior College, to provide a seamless transition to RGC for their students. All RGC students hold an Associate degree from an accredited institution or they have completed 42 semester credit hours of transferrable work.
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