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Assistant Professor Clarinet

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Along with the application, the following items must be included: • Letter of application • CV • All transcripts • Contact information for three (3) references who will receive an email with instructions for submitting their recommendation letter online. One letter should be from a person who has seen you teach. Send CDs, DVDs, or web links of recent (within the last 18 months) clairnet performance (recordings will not be returned) to: Professor Scott Erickson, Chair, Clairnet Search Committee, Department of Music, Murray State University, 504 Fine Arts Building, Murray, KY 42071-3342.

Job Details

Position Information

Posting Number
Job Title Assistant Professor Clarinet
Type of Employment Regular Full-Time
If Part Time, Enter Hours Per Week
Work Location Murray
Employment Term Academic Year
Position Type Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Department Music
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

Full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 2018.

Primary responsibility will be teaching applied clarinet and related areas (chamber music, literature, pedagogy) to undergraduate music majors and minors. Secondary teaching responsibilities will be in music history or music theory commensurate with departmental needs and candidate’s qualifications. On going productivity as a recognized leader, performer, and educator. recruit outstanding students. Committee service, student advising, research/creative activity obligations consistent with all faculty appointments.

Minimum Education Requirements

Doctorate in clarinet required by date of hire.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

Ability to teach music history or music theory, commensurate with departmental needs. Must demonstrate success as a performing artist and teacher of clarinet. College level applied teaching experience required. Demonstrated skill in conducting and coaching chamber ensembles (clarinet ensemble and/or woodwind quintet.) Ability to recruit outstanding students.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications
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Posting Details

Posting Date 09/01/2017
Closing Date 11/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

• Letter of application
• CV
• All transcripts
• Contact information for three (3) references who will receive an email with instructions for submitting their recommendation letter online. One letter should be from a person who has seen you teach.

Send CDs, DVDs, or web links of recent (within the last 18 months) clairnet performance (recordings will not be returned) to: Professor Scott Erickson, Chair, Clairnet Search Committee, Department of Music, Murray State University, 504 Fine Arts Building, Murray, KY 42071-3342.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • FocusTalent.ky.gov
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Murray Ledger and Times
    • Paducah Sun
    • Murray State University website
    • Other
  2. If "Other", please explain:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Copies of Transcripts
  3. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document