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Faculty Position FY14-54
December 5, 2013 

Position Title
Assistant Professor – Jazz (Brass)

Hiring Unit

Job Description
Teach private applied jazz (brass), with emphasis on recruiting and retaining an excellent studio.  Direct the concert jazz band and teach jazz curriculum core courses: arranging, combo, improvisation, education, assist the Director of Jazz Studies, contribute to the scholarship, general education and service missions of the University; and other duties as assigned.

Doctorate preferred.  Substantial professional experience may be considered in lieu of a terminal degree.  A minimum of five years of significant performance experience (brass) and demonstrated success in college teaching are essential.  The idea candidate is also proficient as an arranger and is committed to pursuing an active performance/creative agenda on the local/regional/national level.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing tenure- track, academic year (nine-month) appointment, beginning Fall term 2014 

Source of Funds

Commensurate with experience and credentials.  Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process
To apply, send a letter of application, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and minimum of three letters of recommendation with current telephone numbers to:

     Jazz (Brass) Search Committee Chair
     Department of Music
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Campus Box 1771 DH
     Edwardsville, IL   62026-1771
     Phone: (618) 650-3900 

Application Deadline
January 15, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.


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