Assistant Teaching Professor (Clarinet)
Ball State University
The Ball State University School of Music invites applications to a full-time, Non tenure-line appointment (beginning August 2022) for an artist-teacher of clarinet to teach graduate and undergraduate applied clarinet.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Teach graduate and undergraduate applied clarinet. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a national/international profile, recruit/maintain a strong clarinet studio, and be a contributing member of the faculty. Additional performance opportunities may be available locally and regionally. Candidate would also be required to teach in other areas of need to include but not limited to history of rock, ethnomusicology, music theory and aural skills, and ensemble and chamber music coaching.
Faculty members are expected to function as collaborative, innovative, inclusive and adaptive members of the College of Fine Arts community, both within and beyond one’s home unit.
- Completed master’s degree or Artist Diploma in music by date of employment.
- Documented history of professional activity in clarinet performance.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
- Completed doctoral degree.
- Exceptional professional experience.
- Previous successful university level teaching experience.
- Experience teaching in the areas of Music History, Music Theory, and Music Composition
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28688. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Mihoko Watanabe. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 13, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.