The Music Department at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, seeks a dynamic individual to direct the University jazz ensemble and teach applied music, either low brass or piano.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to participate in departmental activities including recruiting, planning, curriculum and program development; contribute to the department as a positive team player; contribute to the artistic/creative community; participate in departmental and university committees; and demonstrate support for the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.
The University of Mary overlooks the beautiful Missouri River and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Doctoral degree (including ABD) in jazz studies or either trombone or piano (performance and pedagogy). Consideration will be given to candidates with a Masters degree who demonstrate exceptional experience and proven success teaching and performing.
Questions about this position can be addressed to Dr. Tom Porter, Chair, Department of Music, at 701-471-0067 or email@example.com.
To apply, please submit (1) cover letter describing your qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements and responsibilities of this position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) copy of transcripts from all institutions of higher ed (official transcripts will be required upon hire); (4) names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references; (5) CD/DVD recording of performances(s) or links to recordings; (6) any other materials as evidence of excellence in teaching or scholarship.
Type of Appointment: Full-time beginning August 2014, level of assistant or associate professor.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. Comprehensive benefits
Application Deadline: Complete applications must be received by June 30, 2014 for priority consideration. AA/EOE. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Email/electronic applications will be accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach each category above as a separate document.
Note: Application materials will NOT be returned.
Dr. David Fleischacker
University of Mary
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504