Assistant Professor - Fine and Performing Arts - Music

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Creighton University’s Fine & Performing Arts Departments seeks to fill a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Music. This position is to develop the string program, conducting University Orchestra, teach Music History, and additional courses based upon the candidate’s expertise and departmental need. The Assistant Professor will teach a 3-3 course load beginning in August 2019. Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with our programs, department, university and mission at 

To be considered, candidates should submit a cover letter (including expression of interest specific to the University mission), current vitae, evidence of prior teaching effectiveness (if applicable), and other relevant supporting documents, through the following site:


Review of applications will begin January 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  In addition, please confirm application with email to Dr. Frederick Hanna, Search Committee Chair, at



Doctorate required.  ABD considered

2-4 years prior teaching experience;


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;

Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications


Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No and Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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