Assistant Professor of Music

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0064
Job Title Assistant Professor of Music
Department Music Department

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary

Webster University in St. Louis announces a full-time, tenure-track position in music at the assistant professor level to begin in August 2018.  We are seeking a highly innovative, versatile instrumentalist (brass, string, or woodwind) who is an active performer and has a strong background in music education, outreach, and creative musicianship.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in music and a substantial record of relevant professional experience. Experience teaching K–12 music (3 years minimum).

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate in music (Ph.D., D.M.A., etc.). Experience teaching at the undergraduate level. The ideal applicant also will have interest and expertise in the essential components of 21st-century musicianship, including experience with jazz or other musics outside the traditional Western canon, the ability to teach improvisation, and knowledge of the contemporary “gig” economy.

Physical Demands
Essential Duties

The appointee will teach applied music within the candidate’s instrumental specialty, as well as courses in instrumental music education and improvisation. The appointee may also teach in other areas, including general education and interdisciplinary courses, depending on the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the Department.  Additional responsibilities include building strong relationships with regional high school instrumental music programs and recruiting for the Department of Music.  The appointee will be expected to engage in student advising activities and supervise student projects and research. Faculty members are expected to engage in appropriate creative and scholarly endeavors, and to serve the profession and the University.

Full Time (>30 hrs/wk) or Part Time (<30 hrs/wk) Full Time
Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vita including a list of five confidential references specific to this position. All documents should be in PDF format. Please send no further materials at this time.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/02/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter-Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents