Teaching: teach applied percussion including symphonic percussion, drum set, and other percussion instruments in a variety of styles/genres as appropriate; recruit and maintain a full studio of outstanding graduate and undergraduate percussion students; teaching may include assignments in Jazz Studies and/or Percussion Ensembles; supervise percussion student recitals.
Research/Creative Activities: perform as both a classical and jazz percussionist in peer-reviewed national and international settings; perform in recital on campus and in the community; perform drum set in the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble; provide clear evidence of ongoing contributions to the national discussions of the percussion performance discipline.
Service: serve on faculty committees (School, College, and University); serve in relevant and appropriate professional organizations; work in a collegial fashion with faculty, staff, students, and administration.
The Director of the School of Music may assign other duties as needed.
An earned doctorate in percussion performance or jazz studies is required. Equal expertise, facility, and enthusiasm in classical and jazz percussion performance are required. The candidate shall be required to demonstrate strategies for successful student recruitment and studio management.
College teaching experience is strongly preferred. Expertise in vernacular and world music percussion preferred.
University of Nebraska - 2 years ago