Instructor/Asst. Professor One-Year Temporary, Music Symphony Orchestra Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Instructor/Asst. Professor One-Year Temporary, Music

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Job Title Instructor/Asst. Professor One-Year Temporary, Music
Department Music
Posting Number FAC00002P
Job Summary The primary teaching duty of this position is to conduct the Symphony Orchestra. A variety of secondary areas are possible in order to reach a full-time teaching load. Possible secondary teaching areas are listed below. Preference will be given to applicants that have the ability to teach applied strings.
Description of Job Duties Strong emphasis in at least one of the following:
Applied lessons in primary area (strings preferred)
Aural Skills
Music Education
Music Technology
Upper level Music Theory and/or Arranging

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About the University
Southwestern Oklahoma State University is located on I-40 sixty miles west of Oklahoma City in Weatherford. The university takes pride in its strong academic programs, quality faculty, and helpful staff. It has an enrollment of over 5,000 students. SWOSU boasts a diverse selection of academic college course options and offers 15 nationally accredited academic programs. SWOSU is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, paid health, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, a generous leave package, and fully paid Oklahoma Teachers Retirement. In accordance with our passion for education, SWOSU employees can take advantage of classes at a reduced cost for themselves, spouse and qualified dependents.

About the Department of Music
SWOSU offers the Bachelor of Music Education degree and the Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Performance, Music Therapy and The Bachelor of Music degree with Elective Studies in Business. Graduate degrees include the Master of Music in Performance and the Master of Music in Music Education. SWOSU is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the American Music Therapy Association. The Department of Music is made up of fourteen full-time faculty and eight adjunct instructors. There are approximately 130 music majors and an additional 100 students that are involved in music study and ensembles. Those include the wind symphony, orchestra, marching band, symphonic and jazz bands, vocal and instrumental chamber ensembles, select choirs and community groups and an active opera workshop program.
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Education and Experience A Master of Music degree is required for Instructor level, doctorate required for Assistant Professor level. Applicants must be able to conduct the Symphony Orchestra and be highly skilled in at least one of the secondary teaching areas listed above. Strong applicants will have university experience as artist-performers and/or ensemble conducting. In addition the applicants will show evidence of outstanding creative and scholarly activities and have the ability to recruit string players.
Anticipated Start Date 08/19/2015
Open Until Filled Yes
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  3. Curriculum Vitae

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  2. Letter of Recommendation
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