Job Description The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Percussion. Appointment will begin fall 2019. Responsibilities will include teaching applied percussion lessons and percussion ensemble. Secondary responsibilities may include teaching music theory and/or aural training, depending upon the candidate's experience. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team-oriented departmental culture and to undertake other duties according to the needs of the department.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Department of Music is a rapidly expanding unit of The School of Arts and Communication. The Performing Arts Center, opened in April 2005, features a concert hall with flexible acoustics designed by Jaffe-Holden Acoustics, and is the principal performance venue of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and the Corpus Christi Chorale, as well as student and faculty performances.
A completed doctoral degree in percussion performance at the time of appointment.
Evidence of excellence in classroom teaching and applied instruction.
Other desirable secondary areas include theory, aural training and chamber music.
Evidence of ability to be a successful teacher, scholar, performer, and congenial colleague.
To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.
A completed application will include: 1. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed, 2. Curriculum vitae, 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of graduate coursework, 4. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address, and 5. A document with hyperlinks to a video recording (YouTube, personal website, etc) of a recent solo performance (20-30 minutes in length). The recording should include a mix of styles, i.e. marimba, multi-percussion, drum set, etc.
The deadline for applications is February 1, 2019.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.