Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, LA

Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) 
Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, LA
The Associate Professor and Director of Bands is a full-time faculty position with artistic and administrative leadership for the Department of Bands within the School of Music; conducts the LSU Wind Ensemble, teaches graduate conducting and graduate wind literature courses; collaborates with the Director of Athletic Bands, Associate Director of Bands and with faculty across the School of Music; successfully recruits and retains talented students at all academic levels (baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral); advises graduate theses and research projects as necessary; provides leadership for the continuing development of summer programs, workshops, camps and conferences. 

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Music; minimum of 2-3 years of teaching experience at the college level; artist-caliber performing skills; demonstrated teaching and recruiting ability. 

Special Requirements:
Desired Qualifications:
Doctorate in Music or related field; experience in public school environments; prior administrative experience. 

Posting Date:

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled 

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide 4 professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. 

Please submit a CD representative of recent performances, an unedited DVD of 15 minutes (minimum) of live performance and 15 minutes of rehearsal (with front view of conductor). All recorded media (CDs and DVDs) should be sent to: 

Louisiana State University 
School of Music 
Attn: Director of Bands Search, Ref: 000239 
102 New Music Building 
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 

Materials will be returned on request if packaging and return postage are included. 

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. 

Additional Position Information:
The LSU School of Music is a performing arts community that trains, cultivates, prepares, and rewards excellent artists, educators, scholars, and performers–fostering passion for the arts, collaboration, and the creation of new works. We engage with our community, heightening our collective ability to communicate with expressive power and purpose. LSU is a national flagship institution with world-class intellectual and creative resources. Located in a dynamic city situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana’s vibrant, evocative and diverse culture. The state capital, Baton Rouge is a thriving city that is home to both LSU and Southern University and numerous businesses and industrial facilities, with a metropolitan area population of over 700,000. 

The LSU School of Music offers a comprehensive music program with nearly 500 majors. It has over 50 faculty, 10 professional staff, and 75 graduate assistants. It sponsors nearly 300 recitals, concerts, operas, and lectures each academic year. Degrees offered include the PhD (with concentrations in composition, music education, musicology, and music theory), DMA (concentrations in choral conducting, performance, wind conducting), MM, BM, BME, and BA (Liberal Arts). 

LSU has an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and is located in Baton Rouge, the state capital of Louisiana and a city with a metropolitan area population of approximately 500,000. The city supports a vibrant performing arts scene, including: symphony orchestra, several dance companies, various eclectic concert series, and a professional theatre. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Screening will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit materials by December 16, 2013. Appointment begins in August 2014. 

LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

EEO Statement:
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