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 Music (Symphonic Band)
Posting Date: August 22, 2019
Duties: Serve as Music Director of the SUNY New Paltz Symphonic Band and teach courses in wind or brass instruments, and music education; additional duties dependent upon the qualifications and interests of the applicant, the needs of the music program, and will include: administrative responsibilities related to large ensembles; instrumental music education; academic advising; and recruitment. The successful candidate is expected to: maintain a profile of appropriate research and creative activity; serve on departmental and college committees; establish and maintain active relationships with area ensemble directors; and work closely with applied music faculty to recruit students.
We seek candidates with the demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.
Doctoral degree in music is required (PhD or DMA, ABD with firm completion date will be considered). A minimum of three years full-time (or the equivalent) teaching and conducting experience at the university, secondary and/or elementary level, strong musicianship, and a record of academic scholarship (research, writing, etc.). The successful candidate will possess potential for leadership, good interpersonal communication, collegiality, and a track record of recruiting for building an outstanding program.
The ability to teach Music History or to direct an early-music ensemble will be considered an advantage.
Contact Information: Electronic submission required. To apply, please visit
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Deadline: Application review will begin on 10/1/19 and will continue until position is filled.
Other important information about this vacancy: The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.
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Web Site: jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1102