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Assistant Professor of Clarinet

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Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Music/Dance, Instruction

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

Review of Applications Begins
December 15, 2016; position is open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Apply online to submit a letter of application that provides evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, a current résumé/curriculum vitae, and the names and current contact information for at least three professional references.

Department Summary
The music program has an enrollment of more than 400 music majors and a faculty and staff of 85, 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, accompanying, music education, composition, theory, history, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis. The school is designated as the only full-range professional school of music and dance in the state of Oregon.

Position Summary
Responsibilities for position will be to teach and recruit undergraduate and graduate clarinet students, coach/direct chamber music ensembles, and teach courses in clarinet/woodwind techniques/methods.

Additional duties will be dependent upon qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the school. This position will maintain an active performing career and/or program of appropriate research/creative activity including performing with the Oregon Faculty Woodwind Quintet. This position will serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

Minimum Requirements
• Master's degree in music required
• Evidence of excellence in clarinet teaching at the college level
• Evidence of significant solo, chamber music, and/or orchestral performing experience is required
• Demonstrated high potential for recruiting and building an outstanding program
• Demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctorate or equivalent outstanding professional experience

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

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