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11 Aug 2021

Full-Time Instructor of Music (Applied)

Ball State University – Posted by Ball State University Muncie, Indiana, United States

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School of Music

Instructor of Music (Applied)

Ball State University


The School of Music at Ball State University invites applications for ongoing part-time semester faculty appointments to teach applied music coursework in an on-campus environment. Primary assignment will initially include teaching applied lessons, coaching chamber music, or conducting ensembles.


At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.


Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and a documented history of professional activity in the area of assignment.


Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain quality students on the collegiate level, exceptional creative/scholarly background.


Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, other, and cover letter addressed to Ryan Hourigan. A link to one or more video recordings of live performances is a required upload in the “Other” section of Applicant Documents section of this application. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you have the option provide an Inclusive Excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service.  Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.  Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through November 6, 2021.


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.


The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:        


Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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