University of Central Missouri Assistant Professor in Warrensburg, Missouri

University of Central Missouri

Working Title
Assistant Professor in Music - Tenure Track

220610-Music Department

Pay Rate
Per faculty salary model



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position 998379.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (4) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts showing degree completions will be required later in the search process.

Additional supporting materials, such as performance video, letters of reference, may be requested at a later time.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 14, 2017.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. David Aaberg, Percussion Search Committee Chair: .

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit

Posting Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

Percussion Artist/Teacher: Teach all levels of applied percussion, marching percussion, drum set, percussion methods classes, and percussion literature and pedagogy. Coordinate all percussion studio activities, with a strong emphasis on recruiting. Assist with the marching band. Teach a secondary area, depending on candidate's strengths and interests as well as the department's needs.

Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Completed doctorate in percussion preferred. ABD with specific completion date will be considered.


Evidence of a high level of performance and successful teaching at the collegiate level.

Experience with marching percussion including writing, preparation, and teaching of all battery and front ensemble percussion arrangements.

The candidate is expected to continue an active performing career both at and beyond UCM.

Candidates should have an established national reputation for performance, or show clear indications of developing such a reputation.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcript
  3. Vitae
Optional Documents