Eastern Michigan University School of Music & Dance announces a faculty search for an Assistant Professor of Trumpet. This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall, 2021.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach applied trumpet to undergraduate and graduate trumpet majors and minors; actively recruit, advise and maintain an outstanding studio of applied trumpet students; additional teaching assignments may include a secondary instrument brass class, and/or other courses dependent upon studio load and the candidates experience and expertise; maintain active scholarly/creative activity with a high level of professional visibility at regional and national events; provide service through participation in governance and committees within the School of Music & Dance and the University.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Earned doctorate in music is preferred; masters degree plus 18 hrs. graduate credit, or equivalent professional experience, is required. Applicants will have an established record of excellence as an educator and demonstrate a high level of artistry as a versatile performer. Pedagogical knowledge and/or performance experience should include solo repertoire, concert and chamber ensembles, as well as jazz and commercial styles. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with a successful record of recruitment and teaching applied trumpet at the collegiate level. Candidates should demonstrate experience and/or potential for innovative pedagogy in preparing students to navigate the 21st century musical landscape. In addition, the successful candidate will have excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, and be committed to working in a collaborative environment.
Internal Number: 12263
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.