Job Summary/Basic Function: Position Description: The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music at Lamar University is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the Assistant Professor of Flute position beginning on August 15, 2019 for the 2019/20 academic year. Candidates with enthusiasm and a vision to work within a growing department are encouraged to apply. In this position, the successful candidate will develop, sustain, and promote the flute program with an emphasis on recruiting and retention, as well as mentoring students throughout their degree. They will also demonstrate the ability to work effectively with the department's instrumental ensembles and will participate in departmental faculty performances, specifically in collaboration with colleagues. The faculty member in this position will be expected to establish a strong regional, national, and international reputation as a teacher and performer.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities of the successful candidate will include applied flute lessons, flute ensemble, and other instructional activities within the candidate's areas of expertise, according to the needs of the department. Other faculty duties include student recruitment, creative/scholarly activity, and participation in departmental, college, and university service. The successful candidate will also assist the department in maintaining the positive relationships with area public schools and private instructors. There is the potential for this new faculty member to coordinate the rapidly-growing chamber music program designed for community outreach and recruiting.
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications & Experience
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana