Pro Tempore Instructor of Music, Performance - Open
Faculty - Pro Tempore
School of Music and Dance
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please include the following with your
- Current resume/curriculum vitae.
- Cover letter clearly indicating your area(s) of interest, your
education, training, and/or professional experience.
You will also be asked to submit the names and contact information
for three professional references.
Screening of applications will occur as positions become available
and continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain
active through December 31, 2023.
The music program has an enrollment of more than 500 music majors
and a faculty and staff of 90, plus 70 graduate teaching
assistants. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree
programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctorate,
including programs in performance, collaborative piano, music
education, composition, theory, musicology, jazz studies, piano and
string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a
liberal arts emphasis. The school is the largest and most
comprehensive music program in the Pacific Northwest.
The open instructor pool is for possible temporary, part-time,
limited-duration teaching positions in the music performance area
of the school. Positions may be one-term (11 weeks) up to three
terms (9 months). They are limited duration, non-tenure-track
appointments not to exceed one year, but with the possibility of
renewable for up to a total of three years. Salary is competitive
and commensurate with experience.
Potential areas of expertise may include performance-related
instruction in brass, conducting, jazz, keyboard, piano and string
pedagogy, percussion, strings, voice, woodwinds, and music tech
(data-driven instruments, etc.).
Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis. Screening of
applications will take place as positions become available and
continue until positions are filled.
Relevant university-level teaching experience or professional
experience required. Master's degree in a relevant field in music
is required. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional
experience in a relevant field may substitute for college
In order to create a more inclusive and diverse institution, the
School of Music and Dance seeks candidates with demonstrated
potential to contribute positively to its diverse community and to
work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
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