The University of Missouri School of Music seeks a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Bands (Music Education) for the 2020-21 academic year. This is a one-year, annually renewable position. Duties include assisting with all aspects of the University of Missouri's band program (including serving as the Assistant Director of Athletic Bands with shared responsibility for the 300-member "Marching Mizzou" marching band and "Mini Mizzou" - a three pep band structure), conducting the University Band, designing and teaching graduate music education courses as part of the online music education program, participating in the supervision of graduate students, developing and maintaining close working relationships with the wind and percussion faculty and area school band directors, providing service to the University and the profession, and performing other duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Music.
Assistant Teaching Professor (full-time, 9-month appointment). Salary will be determined based on qualification of the applicant. A full benefits package is provided. Additional compensation is available for summer teaching. Appointment begins August 1, 2020.
The MU School of Music comprises 37 full-time faculty members and 200 music majors, and offers a full range of bachelor's and master's degrees in music including a PhD in music education. MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System. It is a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution, AAU member, and has a student body of over 32,000 students. MU is located in Columbia, a community of over 120,000 in mid-Missouri and a center of academic, cultural, medical, and business activity. Additional information about the School of Music is available at http://music.missouri.edu/ .
Doctorate in music education required. Successful secondary-school band teaching experience required. Successful higher-education band conducting and music education and athletic band teaching experiences desired. The successful candidate will be an outstanding conductor and musician, with excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and administrative skills.
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