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The Department of Music invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Music position to begin in August 2023. The successful candidate will direct the Simpson College Jazz Ensemble, provide instruction in their applied area, and teach general music courses.
Direct the Simpson College Jazz Ensemble; offer individual instruction to majors and non-majors in the candidate’s applied area; teach an instrumental methods course and a jazz methods course for music education majors; coach instrumental chamber music (including jazz combo), and teach other courses as assigned such as jazz history, popular music, or general education courses in music. This position also entails administering annually a well-established two-day high school jazz band competition in January as well as a regionally acclaimed week-long jazz combo camp in June.
About Simpson College
Simpson’s 85-acre campus Indianola campus is a beautiful space and where the majority of classes are offered to their students. Located in south-central Iowa, just 12 miles south of Des Moines, Simpson’s main location gives students the best of both worlds: the friendly atmosphere of a college town with the benefit of living near an exciting metropolitan area. Indianola is host to many nationally known events, including the Des Moines Metro Opera and the National Balloon Classic, which features hot air balloons competition and family entertainment. Simpson’s second campus is located in West Des Moines, Iowa, which is a part of the Greater Des Moines metro area, and serves adult and graduate students. The West Des Moines campus is easy to access, has efficient classrooms, and an environment devoted to learning for students who likely are balancing work and family life as they return to school. Classes offered at the West Des Moines campus are targeted towards Simpson’s continuing and graduate students who are looking to take classes at night or closer to home.