Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.


The Conservatory of Music at Capital University invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Percussion beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidate will instruct undergraduate percussion majors, direct percussion ensembles, teach percussion methods class, and perform other duties as assigned, including administering the percussion department, engaging in recruitment, auditions, advising, and maintaining a current profile of artistic activity and service to the university and profession.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Music or Master's in Music, with extensive and significant professional experience. Demonstrated excellence in collegiate teaching and recruitment is expected, an established professional profile as a performer and pedagogue is desired. The candidate will demonstrate expertise in various areas, including orchestral percussion, marching percussion, contemporary percussion, drum set, steel drum and an understanding of current trends in music industry and technology. Other qualifications include excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively and in a collegial, professional manner with students, faculty, and staff; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; broader than race, ethnicity, and gender identity.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit the following: 1) A cover letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications for the position, 2) A curriculum vitae, 3) Name, title, email address, and phone number for a minimum three references, 4) unofficial graduate transcripts.

Please upload all documents listed above to the drop box, when asked to upload resume on application.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To receive full consideration the application process must be completed by October 15th

Capital University calls Columbus, Ohio, home. As the 16th largest city in the nation, Ohio's capital and most populated city, Columbus is rich in cultural diversity and the arts, the center of the state's political activity, and home to several Fortune 500 companies. Columbus ranks in Money magazine's picks of the ten best big cities.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu.

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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