ETSU seeking bluegrass professor

A search is currently underway for a full time faculty position in the bluegrass, country and old time music program at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN.

This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor/Assistant Director position beginning August 15, 2007, with an on-campus commitment of approximately 9 months per year. From the official job listing:

Essential Functions: Teaching bluegrass instruments and classes; directing student performing groups; recruiting and advising students; assisting the director in administering the program.

Qualifications: Experienced, professional-level bluegrass musician; ability to teach two or more standard bluegrass instruments from beginning through advanced levels; ability to sing and to coach students in singing lead and harmony preferred. Appropriate college-level training or equivalent work experience in bluegrass or country music field required.

Salary and application details can be found on the ETSU Employment Opportunities site.

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