Assistant Professor, Music

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

• 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.

Required Qualifications:
• Terminal degree by date of hire.
• 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 Qualifications:
• Applied teaching experience at the university level.
• Ability to perform at a high level on oboe, bassoon, and saxophone.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.