Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Consideration of applications will begin on June 1, 2021 and continue until the search is concluded.
Along with your online application, please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.
This position is part-time and works approximately 9 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Music. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Washington University in St. Louis announces a part-time position as oboe instructor to begin in August 2021. We are looking for a dynamic instructor in oboe and English horn for both non-majors and music majors.
Primary duties include teaching applied oboe in multiple sections in individual lessons, including grading and assessment duties.
The Washington University Music Department is encompassed within the School of Arts & Sciences. The Department offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music, Master of Arts in Musicology and Theory, Ph.D. in Musicology and Theory. In addition to the music major, the Department also confers minors in music and provides lesson and performance opportunities for some 500 students per semester. Our applied music teaching staff includes members of the local jazz community and of the St. Louis Symphony. Our highly motivated, academically oriented undergraduates pursue musical performance primarily as a means of personal enrichment and less commonly as a professional goal.
Master of Music degree in oboe performance.
Previous university-level teaching experience and performance profile.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.