Assistant Professor of Music (Artist/Teacher of Tuba)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor of Music (Artist/Teacher of Tuba) Requisition 202100039F Rank Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Highly competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Arts & Media Department School of Music Open Date 04/15/2021 Quicklink
Contact Name Dr. Scott D. Plugge Title

Chair, Tuba Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208,

Contact Phone (936) 294-3808 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate applied Tuba and academic classes in an area of expertise, actively recruit and maintain a studio of Tuba majors, and perform with faculty chamber groups. All School of Music faculty members are expected to achieve in research/performance, professional development, and service, be committed to undergraduate education, and work collegially with others. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Doctor of Musical Arts ( DMA ) Degree required.

Experience Required for the Position

All applicants will be considered, but preference will be given to those with a successful record of teaching Tuba at the university level. University teaching experience in the secondary area is highly desirable.

Other Requirements for the Position

All School of Music faculty members are expected to maintain a record of performances, service, and creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility. The applicant must work collegially with others and be committed to undergraduate education.

Special Instructions Summary

Submit application, letter of interest, vitae, university transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, contact information for three additional references (please list these additional references in the “reference contact information” section), and a media presentation. The media presentation document should include a list of URL’s of recent recordings including repertoire information and performance date. Other supporting materials may be requested at a later date.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Scott Plugge, Chair – Tuba Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208,, (936) 294-3808. The search committee will begin review of applications upon receipt.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Transcripts
  4. Media Presentation
  5. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

Similar jobs

Similar jobs