Assistant Professor, Music (1691)

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

ID: 7054666
Posted: December 5, 2018

Job Description

Primary Purpose

Idaho State University seeks a colleague for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Music to teach and perform Trumpet at the artist level, with additional teaching responsibilities in music theory. Start Date is August, 2019.

Home to the world-class Stephens Center for the Performing Arts, Idaho State University offers undergraduate degrees in music (performance, education, and general) and graduate degrees in music education. We showcase our music in the 1200-seat state-of-the-art Jensen Grand Concert Hall, and the more intimate Goranson Recital Hall in our Fine Arts Building. The department is an accredited institutional member of NASM. Visit our website at

Pocatello, Idaho is centrally located between Salt Lake City, Utah and the popular vacation destinations of Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Jackson, Wyoming. Southeast Idaho is an outdoor lover’s paradise. The hills and the spectacular northern Rockies around Pocatello are covered with mountain bike trails as well as a wealth of outdoor activities, such as camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, and boating.

Key Responsibilities

Teach trumpet, and maintain and active trumpet studio.
Recruit and retain brass students for the Department of Music.
Teach academic courses as assigned, focusing on music theory.
Maintain an active scholarly record of performance and research activity.
Engage in applicable service to the department, institution, and community.
Work Collegially and collaboratively within the School of Performing Arts as a performer, teacher, and educator.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in music, ABD considered.
Ability to teach trumpet at the college level.
Ability to perform trumpet at the artist level.
Ability to teach academic courses in music theory.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated teaching experience at the university level.
Demonstrated potential for scholarship.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Letter of interest; Curriculum vitae; List of five (5) professional references with contact information. Additionally, please upload one document containing links to supplemental material as follows: Clearly identified web links to the applicant's support audio / video files (using YouTube, personal website, Dropbox, or a similar web-based application). Video of applied performance strongly encouraged (solo as well as ensemble if appropriate). No other support materials at this time. Three (3) confidential letters directly from referees will be asked of finalists; however, those are not necessary to be uploaded at this time.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home


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