Rank: Assistant Professor - Jazz Studies Full-Time Tenure-Track
Salary: Commensurate with background and qualifications
The CSUN Department of Music seeks an individual to serve as Director of Jazz Studies for our internationally renowned and award-winning jazz program. In addition to providing artistic and teaching leadership in the area, you will be expected to maintain the public profile of the jazz program.
The primary responsibilities include overseeing and possibly conducting jazz ensembles or jazz combos and teaching undergraduate students in subjects such as applied jazz lessons, improvisation, arranging, jazz history, composition or theory depending on qualifications and interest. You will engage in the academic advisement of current students and the communication and recruitment of prospective students on the local, state and national levels. Additionally, you will participate in program development, active peer-reviewed creative/scholarly activities, participation in department, college, university, and system-wide service; maintaining office hours; and working collaboratively with colleagues.
The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
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