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Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH COLA Music [UCMUSI]
Summary of Position The Department of Music at the University of New Hampshire is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Music position, Director of Orchestral Activities, with secondary emphasis in Music Education. Appointment Date will be Fall 2017. Applications must be received no later than September 20, 2016.
Additional Job Information • Direct and administer the UNH Symphony Orchestra and the New Hampshire Youth Symphony Orchestra.
• Teach String Techniques and Methods.
• Assist in the supervision of student teaching, especially in the area of string education.
• Teach other classes dependent upon qualifications of candidate and department needs.
• Recruit and retain students for UNH string ensembles and serve as the department’s primary advocate for string education in New Hampshire and Greater New England.
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0038FY16
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications • Appropriate Doctorate.
• Demonstrated success directing collegiate orchestras.
• Significant secondary school experience preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to administer a wide range of collegiate orchestral/string activities.
• A commitment to sustain and advance the goals of the institution’s diversity of students, faculty, and staff.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information Salary negotiable depending on qualifications.

Salary is complemented by a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 100
Faculty Information Tenure-Track
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 07/07/2016
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 09/20/2016
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? Yes
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information The University of New Hampshire is the state’s public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its college in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.

Durham is located 90 minutes north of Boston and its exceptional cultural opportunities, 80 miles southeast of the scenic White Mountains, and near the coast of Maine and New Hampshire.

The Department of Music’s mission is to advance the art of music and its related disciplines, promoting opportunities for creative and scholarly innovation, while preserving diverse repertories and cultural traditions. The Department is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. In addition, it strives to advance musical culture among residents of the state and region, as well as within the UNH community. The 120 students in the Department of Music maintain a balance between performance, music education, and academics within a liberal arts tradition.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration please complete the online job application. Also, please be prepared to upload the following documents at the time of application: letter of application, curriculum vitae, and transcripts (may be unofficial at this time), rehearsal and concert videos (15 minutes of each, submitted electronically with an easily accessible link (under portfolio click on “Alternatives/link to online portfolio/URL in place of document), and at least three letters of recommendation. Please include telephone numbers for all references. Applications must be received no later than September 20, 2016.

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