Assistant Professor, Artist/Performer of Oboe

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of South Carolina School of Music is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Oboe, to begin August 16, 2021. This tenure-track, 9-month position will Teach undergraduate and graduate applied oboe students, coach chamber music, and organize weekly School of Music undergraduate student recital class. Maintain a high level of professional visibility at regional, national and international levels. Recruit students for undergraduate and graduate programs. Other duties may include teaching in the areas of entrepreneurship, music advocacy, music industry studies, or musician wellness, depending upon the candidate’s areas of interest.  

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in music is preferred; an earned master's degree in music or equivalent professional experience is required. Candidates should have an established record of teaching and demonstrate excellence as a performer.  Primary consideration will be given to candidates with a successful record of recruitment and teaching oboe at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to a candidate who demonstrates previous experience and/or potential for innovative instruction in oboe to meet the needs of the 21st-century oboist. 

The School of Music vision statement identifies five core values: the pursuit of Excellence; devotion to Student Success; the production of Music Leaders; the preparation of the outstanding Musician-Educator; and the creation of Diversely Skilled Musicians. The school encourages applications from candidates who demonstrate interests and abilities that align with these values.  

GENERAL INFORMATION: The University of South Carolina in Columbia, founded in 1801, is the flagship Carnegie Level R1 research institution of a seven-campus, fully accredited, state-supported system. The School of Music is an independent unit on campus and a dynamic leader for music and music education in the United States with a full-time faculty of 56, and a student population of 475. Degrees in oboe performance are offered through the doctoral level. 

APPLICATION: Apply at Upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three current letters of recommendation, and links to three recent video and/or audio solo performances. Second round materials, including teaching videos, will be solicited at a later date.  The search process will continue until the position is filled, but priority screening will begin on or shortly after Monday, November 23, 2020.