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Assistant Professor, French Horn

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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

Job Details

Assistant Professor, French Horn

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Assistant Professor, French Horn

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R010 - College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade:

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Keith Talley

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The School of Music in the Institute for Creative and Collaborative Arts at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for the Academic Year 2024-2025. Applicants should hold an earned Doctorate in Music or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment. ABD candidates may be considered but must have a Doctorate (verified by official transcripts) at the time of appointment. The position begins August 2024.

The position serves the Music programs. It requires experience in teaching French Horn.

The successful candidate will teach applied horn lessons, direct the Horn Ensemble, hold a weekly studio class, and teach horn in the Brass Techniques class. ICCA and School of Music seek candidates who will participate in a collaborative community that fosters independent thought and creativity, embraces diversity of cultural expression, and cultivates excellence in the making and understanding of the Arts.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in a 4/4 annual teaching load, develop and maintain an active scholarly agenda, conduct academic advising, and participate in service to the department, university, and community. In addition, membership and participation in state, regional, national, or international organizations is recommended.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Applicants should hold an earned Doctorate in Music or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment. ABD candidates may be considered but must have a Doctorate (verified by official transcripts) at the time of appointment.


  • Knowledge of current practices in professional communication and social media
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Analytic and problems solving skills
  • Active and effective listening skills
  • Ability to collaborate with peers and students
  • Ability to understand and adapt to current trends in professional communication
  • Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity

    Licensure & Certifications:

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Job Duties:
  • Maintain a 4/4 teaching load, teaching courses as assigned at the times and in the locations necessary to meet the needs of EKU students.
  • Work with School of Music faculty members with special recruiting events such as Brass Day, Foster Music Camp, and High School and Middle School Honor Band.
  • Utilize effective teaching methods, innovative teaching techniques, and teaching modalities, and multiple evaluation and assessment procedures as a means to help meet the needs of EKU students.
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach, develop, and implement courses related to one's curricular area.
  • Develop and maintain an active research agenda.
  • Keep up to date with one's field and curricular areas by reading and reviewing current scholarly or creative works and by attending conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, and faculty development activities.
  • Advise students, fulfill program, departmental, college, and university committee assignments.
  • Demonstrate the willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of EKU, its academic units, and its campus community.
  • Demonstrate respect for and support EKU's diverse campus community and student population.

Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions: Applicants will be asked to provide the following:

- Cover letter
- Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Copies of Unofficial Transcripts
- Contact Information for 3 Professional References

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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