The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a full time, temporary one-year position as Instructor, beginning fall 2015. Core teaching is directing the Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra, with additional teaching assignments based on qualifications and experience.

Instructor – Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Affirmative Action #: AA# 35-4-228

Position Description:

The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a full time, temporary one-year position as Instructor, beginning fall 2015. Core teaching is directing the Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra, with additional teaching assignments based on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will share our commitment to teaching and learning and be an active participant in student recruitment efforts on and off campus. Our program is NASM accredited and serves approximately 70 majors with emphases in Music Education, Music Liberal Arts, and Audio Recording.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in music from an accredited institution required by August 21, 2015, Doctorate preferred. A minimum of 3 years successful conducting experience with a large instrumental ensemble at the high school or college level is required. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred. Demonstration of all minimum requirements must be evident in the application process.

Finalists for the position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department.

Term of Appointment:

Full time, temporary, one-year

Appointment Date: Fall 2015

Salary: Salary is competitive

Application Process:

Submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences for the position, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, video sample of conducting (online links or DVD accepted), contact information for at least 3 professional references, and unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts to Dr. Matthew Slotkin, Chair, Orchestra Search Committee, AA# 35-4-228, Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, Bloomsburg University of PA, 400 E. Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301. Submitted materials will not be returned. Please do not send additional materials unless requested to do so. Direct inquiries to mslotkin@bloomu.edu. Please include AA# 35-4-228 in the subject line.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, and criminal background check.

Application Deadline:

To be guaranteed full consideration, materials must be received by April 4, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. Completing this search is contingent on available funding.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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