East Tennessee State University

Position: Assistant Professor of Trumpet

Position Closes: December 1, 2017

Job Summary
The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses for the undergraduate trumpet area, including applied trumpet, trumpet studio class, brass literature, brass pedagogy, and other classes according to departmental need; recruit and retain qualified trumpet students; assist in maintenance of department owned brass instruments. Continue and expand relationships with area music professionals like band directors, orchestral directors, trumpet teachers, and more.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate must demonstrate professional skills in playing trumpet, strong teaching and recruiting skills, and have knowledge of trumpet literature and current pedagogical trends. He/she must have the aptitude to collaborate with music faculty and guest artists and connect with area teachers to build positive relations within the community.

Required Qualifications
A DMA in trumpet performance (or equivalent) is required. Master's Degree and ABD status will be considered. Distinction in artistic accomplishment in orchestral, jazz/modern, collaborative, and solo performance is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications
At least of year of collegiate teaching is preferred. Although not required, the department would like this candidate to teach other classes as needed. Depending on the candidate's interests and qualifications, these classes may include Theory, Aural Skills, Music Appreciation, History of Jazz, Jazz Pedagogy, and/or Jazz Improvisation. Able to teach our Pre-College students is also desirable.

Salary Commensurate to candidate's experience.





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