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Pro Tempore Instructor of Music, Performance - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 9, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
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Employment Type
Full Time

Pro Tempore Instructor of Music, Performance - Open Pool

Job no: 530663

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Music/Dance, Instruction

Department: School of Music and Dance
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, please include the following with your online application:
  • 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.

    Department Summary

    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.

    Position Summary

    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.

    Minimum Requirements

    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 degrees.

    Professional Competencies

    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.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    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

    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 employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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