JOB OPPORTUNITY: Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, is accepting applications for assistant/associate professor of music performance, double bass. This tenure-track faculty position is available August 17, 2012. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate applied double bass, double bass repertoire and pedagogy; coaching chamber music; providing an artistic model in a fine arts setting; recruiting/maintaining a strong double bass studio; supervise course of studies; assist with job placement. Additional performance opportunities may be available regionally. Must have completed master’s degree in music and have a documented history of professional activity in double bass performance. Doctoral degree in music and/or significant professional experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain quality students on the college level. Send cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, three letters of reference written within the past two years (credentials file may be sent if letters are current), short list of additional references who may be contacted, live and unedited recording of varied solo repertoire made within the last two years, student evaluations if available, and certified transcript copy of the highest degree earned to: Chair, Double Bass Search Committee, School of Music, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306. Review of applications begins December 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. www.bsu.edu
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