The College of Saint Rose (Albany, NY)

Position: full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Music Education with a specialty in Brass (trumpet preferred) 


Company Description:

The School of Arts and Humanities fosters the values of The College of Saint Rose by integrating theoretical exploration with practical application, critical inquiry with creative discovery, and intellectual curiosity. Examining the rich legacy of human expression across time and cultures prepares our students to participate as active citizens in a global age. Our students are uniquely positioned to address society's challenges as they study and collaborate across disciplines. The College of Saint Rose Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and is housed in the state-of-the-art Massry Center for the Arts, where students and faculty can take advantage of the award winning concert hall, rehearsal spaces and specially designed classrooms. The Saint Rose music faculty perform regularly as part of the Faculty Camerata in the College's Premiere Performance Series.

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic, comprehensive institution of higher education, enrolling approximately 4,200 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital District, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Saint Rose serves traditional students and working professionals in undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates. The College also has an ongoing focus on international education initiatives and collaboration. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract candidates and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.

Job Description:

The College of Saint Rose invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Music Education with a specialty in Brass in the School of Arts and Humanities to start August 2018.

Responsibilities will include teaching 12 credits per semester of undergraduate courses in Music Education, including instrumental methods, instrumental ensembles in the candidate's area of expertise, and applied lessons in brass (trumpet preferred). Non-curricular responsibilities include advising music students, participating in recruitment activities including new student auditions, attending internal and external events applicable to the College and the candidate's academic discipline, program assessment, engaging in professional development/scholarship, and participation in Department, School, and College committees. Additional responsibilities may include coordinating courses in applied brass (including juries), brass repertoire, and techniques; curriculum development; and assisting with placement of and supervising student teachers.

The successful candidate will have a Doctorate (PhD or DMA) in Music, with at least one degree in Music Education, experience in teaching courses in instrumental music education, successful public or private school teaching experience, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and performing, commitment to scholarship, and superior written and oral communication skills. The candidate will have experience teaching private lessons to brass students.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening will begin immediately.

Additional Information:

Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and qualified dependents, retirement plans through TIAA, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.For additional information and application instructions, use the APPLY link to log on to our website and open a College of Saint Rose Employment Account today!!!

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