Job Opportunity 11/27: UMBC Dept. of Music Assistant Professor

| November 27, 2012

The Department of Music at UMBC seeks a well qualified Assistant Professor, specialist in instrumental music education and performance (brass instrument preferred), full-time, tenure track, beginning August 23, 2013.  Doctorate preferred, Masters required, with successful teaching experience.

Seeking an active performer and innovative musician/teacher who will lead the instrumental music education area by supervising student teachers in the public schools, and teaching in the music education curriculum.  Responsibilities will include studio instruction and teaching a course(s) such as instrumental methods (K-12), or conducting.  Experience as a wind ensemble conductor is a plus.  Additional duties could include courses in the candidate’s expertise, and other instruction, advising, and service as needed.  Salary competitive.

Applicant should send a current CV, a detailed statement of qualifications, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to E. Michael Richards, Chair, c/o Music Department, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250. Priority will be given to applications received by December 12, 2012.

The Department of Music is a fast-growing department, currently enrolling 150 undergraduate majors, of whom almost one-third are in the music education emphasis.  In two years, the department will be moving into a new facility.  A number of tenure-track faculty have a research focus in contemporary music.  In addition to its undergraduate programs, the department offers two post-baccalaureate certificates – one in Music Entrepreneurship, and one in American Contemporary Music.

UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position.  We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks the applications of women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

Email:  emrichards@umbc.edu