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Music Department (Oboe or Wind Conductor) – Full-time Faculty – Anticipated Fall 2023

Brigham Young University - Idaho
Rexburg, Idaho
Competitive salary. Annual faculty contracts cover 47.5 weeks.
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Closes: Tuesday, November 1, 2022


University Environment

Brigham Young University-Idaho is supported and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Its mission is to develop disciples of Jesus Christ who are leaders in their homes, the Church, and their communities. As a private, baccalaureate institution, the university is teaching-focused and student-centered by design. To learn more about teaching at BYU-Idaho, see BYU-Idaho Faculty.


BYU–Idaho prefers to hire qualified members of the Church in good standing as authorized under Title 41 CFR § 60-1.5 (a)(6). As a condition of employment, faculty members hold and are worthy to hold a current temple recommend. Faculty abide by university policies and refrain from behavior or expression that seriously and adversely affects the university mission or the Church of Jesus Christ. Faculty who are members of the Church of Jesus Christ must also receive a clearance from the Church Educational System’s Ecclesiastical Clearance Office (the ECO) to be eligible to be considered for or continue employment.  


Position Summary

Help fulfill the university’s mission by teaching students and providing content expertise in oboe, conducting, music theory, music history, or other music courses according to the candidate’s strengths. Additional responsibilities include advising students and other department and university assignments.


Artist-level applied teaching in oboe or artist-level wind conductor. If oboe, recruit prospective oboe music majors and be actively involved in and supportive of the woodwind area as a whole. If wind conductor, direct and teach concert band and conducting coursework. 


Throughout their careers, all BYU-Idaho faculty are expected to actively pursue professional development opportunities in learning and teaching and ongoing scholarly development within their discipline.


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Advanced degree required (master’s or doctorate) with doctorate preferred in oboe or conducting, or equivalent professional experience. Background and experience in one or more of the following secondary areas are desirable: oboe, conducting, music theory, and music history. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to and evidence of excellence in musicianship and teaching.


Special Instructions

In addition to submitting written materials, also prepare to submit a 30-minute video link of either oboe performance or conducting/rehearsing in the “Portfolio” section of the application.


Work Schedule 

Full-time faculty members teach 36 load hours annually, across Fall, Winter, and Spring Semesters; this total includes up to 6 load hours of professional development. In the days immediately preceding and following semesters, faculty members attend meetings, grade papers, perform professional development activities, etc. Semesters last approximately 14 weeks and annual faculty contracts cover 47.5 weeks.


Courses, and other department responsibilities, are assigned by the department chair. See additional information here.


Contact Info

Faculty Employment – Human Resources

Brigham Young University-Idaho

226 Kimball Building

Rexburg, Idaho 83460-1670

(208) 496-1716



Conditions of employment require employees to hold and to be worthy to hold temple recommends. Job applicants must be able to meet these conditions to advance through the hiring process successfully. An expired recommend will prevent consideration for hire.

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