Department, University, and Community description
The School of Music is a vibrant facet of the Northern Illinois University (NIU) campus that prides itself on strong support of first-generation undergraduate students, providing readily available resources for faculty-directed study and research opportunities. The distinguished faculty are Fulbright Scholars, Grammy Award Winners, Chamber Music America and MacArthur Foundation Grants recipients, residents at Jazz at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, guest conductors at Avery Fisher Hall, and commercial recording artists who perform regularly at significant international and national venues. The NIU Graduate Jazz Studies Program was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the ten best in the nation. The university is located approximately 65 miles from downtown Chicago and is a short drive from the vibrant western suburbs.
NIU is a student-centered, research-focused public university contributing to the advancement of knowledge for the benefit of the people of the region, the state, the nation, and the world. With this vision, the mission of the university is to promote excellence and engagement in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creativity, artistry, outreach and service. NIU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2: Higher research activity institution as well as an institution of community engagement.
Northern Illinois University (NIU) School of Music seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Trumpet to join its outstanding music program beginning August 16, 2020. Duties will include teaching applied trumpet, coaching brass chamber music and coordinating the brass area.