Position Description 13;
Position: Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano. Nine:month, tenure:track position in the Department of Music beginning Fall 2020. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities: Develop and direct a new Master of Music in Collaborative Piano degree; collaborate with faculty, students, and guest artists for recitals, juries, and area meetings; advise, assign, and supervise graduate assistants in collaborative piano; coach chamber ensembles; teach courses primarily in area of expertise (collaborative piano : instrumental/chamber, applied lessons, piano pedagogy, secondary keyboard instruments, class piano, piano literature) and design new courses specific to the degree, as needed; maintain a strong performing profile outside of the university; and actively recruit graduate students. Additional duties include departmental and university service, as well as service to the discipline in the form of active membership in professional organizations.
The University of Mississippi Department of Musics mission is to prepare students for professional careers by offering bachelors and masters degrees in music education, performance and choral conducting, masters degrees in musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory, and a PhD in Music Education. Students entering our programs become part of a vibrant community led by a distinguished and enthusiastic faculty, with 25 full:time and 12 adjunct members dedicated to teaching, research and performance. Thus, our students (more than 150 majors) receive the rigorous individual
attention necessary to develop their full potential in our superb classroom facilities in the newly:renovated music building. As a department within the College of Liberal Arts, we are also committed to offering stimulating courses and performance opportunities for non:majors. The University of Mississippi has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education for ten consecutive years as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, and is located in Oxford, MS, ranked as one of the Top 10 Best College Towns.
Position Details 13;
Appointment: 9 Month
Assignment Type: Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications 13;
Masters degree or higher in piano or collaborative piano required. Significant professional activity, as well as university teaching experience, required. The successful candidate will be an outstanding performer of collaborative repertoire, will have a compelling professional profile, and will be able to recruit talented graduate students.
Application Procedures 13;
Application: First, submit an online application via careers.olemiss.edu and upload a cover letter and a current curriculum vitae. Second, email the following materials to Prof. Amanda Johnston, Chair of the Search Committee ( ): 1) comprehensive repertoire lists : instrumental/vocal/chamber (according to area of expertise); 2) links to videos of performances/recitals illustrating breadth of current collaborative activity; 3) links to professional recordings (if applicable); 4) sample recital programs; and 5) list of three references. Note: all submissions must be electronic, using Google Drive, YouTube, Dropbox, or other comparable platforms (no CDs/DVDs).
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin January 3, 2020. Only complete applications will be considered.
About the University of MS and Oxford, MS 13;
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippis flagship university. Included in the elite group of R:1: Doctoral Universities : Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a Great College to Work For, is loca