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Jordan College of the Arts Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor of Musicology (Tenure-Track) ~ Show Information

Assistant Professor of Musicology (Tenure-Track)
Butler University, Jordan College of the Arts

The School of Music of Butler University, Jordan College of the Arts is inviting applications and nominations for Assistant Professor of Musicology, tenure-track. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate Music History courses emphasizing the periods before 1800. Academic advising, student mentoring, advising master's theses, engaging writing-intensive courses, committee participation, and community service are expected of the successful candidate. Continuing excellence in teaching and scholarship is expected to qualify for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.   This position begins August 2014.

Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. in musicology, with specialization in music before 1800, is required. A strong record of teaching college-level music history course must be present. In addition, it is expected that the candidate will have a background in developing online courses or using online course components. A secondary emphasis in World Music or another area of expertise will be expected. Individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the University's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to apply. In their applications, candidates should address how they can contribute to diversity. You may view this advertisement online at: http://www.butler.edu/human-resources/employment/faculty/jca/

To apply: Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references. Send supporting materials to: 
  Dr. James Briscoe
  Chair, Musicology Search Committee
  School of Music
  Jordan College of Arts
  4600 Sunset Avenue
  Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

Materials may be submitted electronically in one PDF document to: jcamusicologysearch@butler.edu

Submitted materials will not be returned. We will be interviewing at the AMS meeting in Pittsburgh.  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The Jordan College of the Arts is the home of nationally and internationally recognized undergraduate programs in music, dance, theater, arts administration, arts plus design, and a graduate program in music. The School of Music includes nearly 250 undergraduate and graduate students in twelve majors. Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based institution with roughly 4400 students, located in a residential area five miles from downtown Indianapolis. Named one of the "Best in the Midwest" by US News & World Report, Butler emphasizes a liberal arts-infused education that develops engaged citizens committed to making a positive difference in the world. The University is home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as five professional colleges: Business, Communication, Education, Jordan College of the Arts, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Assistant Professor of Music & Associate Director of Choral Activities ~ Show Information

Assistant Professor of Music & Associate Director of Choral Activities
Butler University, Jordan College of the Arts

The School of Music of Butler University, Jordan College of the Arts, is inviting applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Music and Associate Director of Choral Activities. This is a tenure-track position, beginning August 2014.  Primary responsibilities include shared overall leadership of the Butler choral program, conducting of choral ensemble(s), and additional responsibilities to include one or more of the following areas of expertise: applied conducting, applied voice, vocal jazz, music education, theory or aural skills. Student recruiting, academic advising, student mentoring, committee participation, and community service are expected of the successful candidate.  Continuing excellence in teaching and scholarly or creative activity is expected to qualify for reappointment, tenure, and promotion. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master's degree or equivalent professional experience required with terminal degree in Choral Conducting preferred.  Candidate should have extensive conducting experience, a demonstrated record of successful recruiting and teaching experience with diverse populations of college-age students, with a documented history of professional activity at the regional, national or international levels preferred.

APPLICATION:  All submissions must be sent electronically in a single PDF document. Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references.  Official transcripts of all college/university work are also required and may be sent electronically (preferred) or via USPS (address below).

Send materials electronically to: 
Dr. Eric Stark
  Chair, Choral Conducting Search Committee
  School of Music
  Jordan College of Arts
  choralsearch@butler.edu

Note: for official transcripts that may only be sent via USPS, please use the following address:
Dr. Eric Stark
  Chair, Choral Conducting Search Committee
  School of Music
  Jordan College of Arts
  4600 Sunset Avenue
  Indianapolis, IN 46208

Submitted materials will not be returned.  Review of applications will begin December 2, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Assistant Professor-tenure track, salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

ABOUT BUTLER AND THE JORDAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS: The Jordan College of the Arts is the home of nationally and internationally recognized undergraduate programs in music, dance, theater, arts administration, art plus design, and graduate programs in music. The School of Music includes nearly 250 undergraduate and graduate students in twelve majors.  Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based institution with approximately 4,400 students, located in a residential area five miles from downtown Indianapolis. Named one of the "Best in the Midwest" by US News & World Report, Butler emphasizes a liberal arts-infused education that develops engaged citizens committed to making a positive difference in the world.  The University is home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as five professional colleges: Business, Communication, Education, the Jordan College of the Arts, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The Choral Department at Butler University serves students majoring in music and from across the campus in large and small choral ensembles. Butler choral students perform on and off campus, for official university and holiday events, and on regularly scheduled regional, national and international performance tours. Butler's commitment to the collaborative arts is evident in the choral ensembles' frequent partnerships with the Butler Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The choral department is supported by a faculty of choral specialists including James Q. Mulholland, Tim Brimmer, Eric Stark, Director of Choral Activities and Henry Leck, Professor Emeritus.

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Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff.  In addition hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category