SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)
Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:
Budget Title: Assistant Professor
Local Title: Assistant Professor of Piano
Posting Date: November 1, 2012
Duties: The department of Music at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2013.
Duties: Teach undergraduate applied and class piano; coordinate class piano sequence; teach other courses in the areas of music history and/or music theory; advise music students in their major and general education requirements; participate in the department’s course offerings and programs as a recitalist, accompanist and ensemble member. Active scholarship, committed teaching and service in standing department and college committees is expected and required for tenure.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. or D.M.A. is preferred, Master’s in piano performance or equivalent required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated expertise in an academic area such as music history or music theory; significant professional performing experience; college-level classroom teaching experience; computer skills; an ongoing, active performing career. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
Contact Information: Electronic submissions preferred. Please note Search #F12-35 on all materials submitted in connection with this search. Send an application letter, curriculum vitae, supporting materials, statement of teaching philosophy, official transcripts and contact information for three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paper copies may be sent to:
Chair, Piano Search Committee
HAB 602A, 1 Hawk Drive
State University of New York at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled. Priority given to applications received by 1/01/13.
Other important information about this vacancy: Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer
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