Assistant Professor, Music

Murray State University

Murray, KY

ID: 7075274
Posted: February 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities
• 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.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications
• Applied teaching experience at the university level.
• Ability to perform at a high level on oboe, bassoon, and saxophone.



 

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