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Open Rank (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Clarinet (24-25)

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 31, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Other Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

We seek a highly qualified musician/educator, open rank, to serve as primary instructor of clarinet at a leading institution. Responsibilities include teaching clarinet to majors, coaching chamber music, coordinating efforts among studio faculty members, and recruiting students to ensure the viability of both the clarinet studio and school of music ensembles. The successful candidate will work closely with the chair of the performance area, instrumental coordinators, and ensemble conductors to facilitate good communication with current and prospective students. Additional areas of teaching and service may be determined depending upon school needs, candidate’s interests, qualifications, and expertise. Experience and commitment to working with students from diverse musical, social, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

The successful candidate will be expected to actively recruit to meet the needs of school of music ensembles; participate in school, university, and discipline-related service, and maintain active creative/professional activities and scholarship outside of DePaul. Additional areas may be determined depending on School of Music needs, candidate strengths and interests, and opportunities for growth for the candidate and the field.

  • Master's, terminal degree or equivalent professional experience.
  • Demonstrated record of or potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated record of or potential for productive creative work.
Application Instructions
  • Cover letter addressing interest in the position.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement that articulates experiences and plans (1 page)
  • Statement regarding creative activities, scholarship and research related to the applicant’s role as a musician/educator including details for student involvement (1-2 pages)
  • Diversity statement (1 page)
  • Names of three professional references (applicants will be notified before references are contacted).

Questions about the search should be directed to Jacqueline Kelly-McHale, chair of the search committee .

A review of candidates will begin February 23, 2024.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

EEO Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martial status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcomed and supported.

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request.  The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus.  The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters.  It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution.  A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at .

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Interim Title IX Coordinator is Molly Lamping Fleck.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or

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