Announcement Number FAC - VA - 22034
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Classification Title Instructor
Working Title Assistant Teaching Professor, Flute Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Brief Position Overview
The School of Music seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable, in-
person instruction in applied music (flute). Preference will be given to
applicants with experience in a secondary area (ex: music technology, music
theory, aural perception, keyboard, music education).
Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track
Position Number 4A6168
Division College of Arts & Architecture
Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)
Contract Term Fiscal Year
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FTE 0.6-0.8 FTE
Benefits Eligible Eligible
Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
Contract Type LOA
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Recruitment Type Open
Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable
level instruction and/or related functions.
The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review
and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified
if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring
This position will focus on applied instruction (flute). Part of the
appointment may involve teaching in a secondary area of need (music
technology, music theory, aural perception, keyboard, music education). The
appointment is for the spring semester with possibility for renewal, non-
tenure track. The successful candidate will teach applied flute consisting of
both music and non-music majors. Teaching may also include other
responsibilities that vary with the instructional needs of the school.
Responsibilities may include:
Advising, evaluating and assisting students
Curriculum and/or course development
We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse
individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication
skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success
of the students and the mission of Montana State University.
As a non-tenurable employee, you may be eligible for benefits as outlined in
the policies of Montana State University, the Montana University System and
the Associate Faculty Of Montana State
University (Non Tenure Track Faculty) Collective Bargaining Agreement
The NTT faculty positions in the School of Music are vital in providing
specialized instruction for our degree programs and enhancing the musical
diversity and collaborative potential of the tenured and tenure-track faculty
through performance, composition and scholarship.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach the applied flute studio, consisting of both music and non-music
Other responsibilities that vary with the instructional needs of the
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Master's degree in flute performance.
Flute performance experience and/or graduate study on flute.
Successful studio teaching experience.
Experience or potential as a college-level music instructor.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Doctorate or ABD in Flute Performance.
Successful teaching experience in flute at the college level.
Successful teaching in a secondary area at the college level.
The Successful Candidate Will
Be able to work closely with other faculty in a collegiate environment and
contribute to the academic mission of the school.
Work effectively with students from different backgrounds and levels of
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
In accordance with MSU policy, hiring will be conditional upon successful
completion of a pre-employment background check.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of
duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the
job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to
assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The
requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
At MSU, the only top-tier research university in a four-state region, music
plays a very special role in the lives of both our students and our faculty.
Our music, music education, and music technology degrees offer great choices
for music majors, and our fifteen performing ensembles and a wide array of
courses provide opportunities for majors, minors and non-majors. MSU is
accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and many
engineering, science, business, humanities, education and fine arts majors
find their musical home here.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music at Montana State University is designed to
enable students to combine concentrated music studies with a wide variety of
areas outside of music.
The Bachelor of Music Education (K-12 Broadfield) leads to certification
to teach music at all levels of the public schools. A selection of courses in
music education, music theory, and music history are offered at the graduate
level. 100% of recent MSU music education graduates who sought jobs in music
education are currently working in the field.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology is a synthesis of traditional
musical training and application through new technologies. Students develop
skills in areas including music composition and theory, recording, sound
synthesis, sound design for film and theater, audio for film/video and
multimedia, film scoring, notation and sequencing, orchestration,
interdisciplinary collaboration, music business, and instrumental/vocal
MSU-Bozeman is committed to providing a quality graduate program focusing on
innovation, superior instruction, service, and accessibility. The Master of
Education with an emphasis in Music Education gives K-12 music educators a
flexible program combining the best of online and on-campus instruction.
The College of Arts and Architecture is home to distinctive academic programs
housed in the Schools of Art, Architecture, Music and Film & Photography.
Students enjoy close mentoring relationships with faculty through a curriculum
that is rich in studio- and lab-based pedagogy. The College offers
international and cultural travel opportunities for students in all majors and
encourages internship experiences for many of its programs. The College hosts
the only accredited Architecture program in Montana and supports a unique,
world-class graduate film program in science and natural history filmmaking.
Graduates from the college enjoy successful careers in art, design, media
production, photography, architecture, education and music as well as apply
the discipline, creative problems solving skills and work ethic embedded in
their programs to any career. The College is home to the internationally
recognized Montana Shakespeare in the Parks theater company and supports the
Black Box Theatre as well as innovation and design spaces such as the Design
Sandbox for Engaged Learning and the Community Design Center. For more
information about the College of Arts and Architecture, go to
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date January 3, 2022
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications will be:
Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue
until the position is filled.
A cover letter of application that describes your experience in the areas
of applied flute, any secondary area, as well as addressing how you meet
the required and preferred qualifications.
A curriculum vitae or professional resume identifying relevant experience.
Provide a link to an audio or video recording of a solo flute performance.
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to
continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally
diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life
integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of
Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning
environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not
discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational
programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the
basis of an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, creed,
service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law),
veteran's status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status,
pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender
identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the
University's mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified
minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly
Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may
interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the hiring process or an
employee's ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an
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provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain
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