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E-appoint Tracking Number: MUSIC006481S

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: Music

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: Teach cello and bass to majors and minors. Teach Low String Pedagogy/Literature class for majors, as well as the low string component of String Techniques classes. Coach chamber ensembles in the string area. Participate actively in the recruitment of students. Additional duties may be required, commensurate with departmental needs and qualifications of the candidate.

Minimum Requirements: Appropriate Master's required. Substantial professional experience as a performer and successful teaching experience at the university level. Ability to relate well with students and faculty in a collegial regional institution within an environment of shared governance is essential. Ability to relate to the general public and area string teachers.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Position is contingent upon funding.

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 07/03/14

Application Instructions:

Please send a letter of application, video or audio audition tape, résumé/placement credentials, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

 Susan Marchant, Interim Chair

Department of Music

Pittsburg State University

1701 S. Broadway

Pittsburg, KS 66762-7511.

 Electronic submissions may be sent to:  smarchant@pittstate.edu


Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Other Information: Nine-month appointment at rank of lecturer, salary competitive depending on qualifications, contingent upon funding. The Department of Music, one of 14 departments within the College of Arts and Sciences, is accredited by NASM. With 15 full-time faculty and 100 music majors, the B.M., B.M.E., B.A., and M.M. degrees are offered. More information about the department can be found on the World Wide Web: http://www.pittstate.edu/music/ Pittsburg State University is a multi-purpose state supported institution with an enrollment of approximately 7,200 students. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, PSU is one of six universities in the Kansas Regents System and serves a region which includes Southeast Kansas, Southwest Missouri, Northeast Oklahoma, and Northwest Arkansas.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/office/police/docs/ASR2012.pdf

This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624.