Teach applied oboe, bassoon and saxophone to music majors and minors, chamber music, woodwind methods and/or other courses commensurate with department needs and the candidate’s qualifications.
Ongoing productivity as a performer, educator, and music scholar.
Recruit outstanding students.
Committee service, student advising, research/creative activity obligations consistent with all faculty appointments.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Terminal degree by date of hire.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Ability to perform at a high level on oboe, bassoon, or saxophone, and at a level of competence on the other two.
Enough knowledge of English horn, contrabassoon, and the saxophone family to teach them at a college level.
Ability to teach each instrument to undergraduate music majors and minors.
Ability to make reeds and teach reed making for oboe and bassoon.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable effective recruiting and retention and other department initiatives.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application detailing qualifications for the position and experience on all three instruments
Current vita with references
Copies of transcripts
Contact information for three references who will be contacted by email with instructions for uploading reference letters. At least one contact should have observed the candidate in an instructional setting.
Links to recent performances or recordings (within the last two years) on oboe, bassoon and saxophone (video preferred, audio acceptable).
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by March 16, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 9465
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