Assistant Professor of Horn, Lamont School of Music

Denver, Colorado, USA
Jun 02, 2017
University of
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

With approximately 300 music majors, the Lamont School of Music in the Divisions of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences is highly selective, and nationally renowned, focusing on performance at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Lamont School of Music is an accredited member of NASM, and is distinguished by its exceptional faculty, who record, tour, perform, publish, and present scholarly work and compositions locally, nationally, and internationally. Lamont offers Bachelor of Music degrees in Performance, Composition, Jazz Studies, and Commercial Music; the Bachelor of Arts in Music; Master of Music degrees in Performance, Composition, Conducting and Pedagogy; Master of Arts degrees in Music Theory, Musicology; and other certificates and Artist Diplomas. Lamont resides in the highly acclaimed Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, locates on the Universitys main campus.

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Position Summary

The Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Horn. This is a full-time, tenure track position. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in applied horn, teach related courses such as chamber music and pedagogy, maintain a national profile as artist/teacher, and recruit and maintain a horn studio of the highest quality. He/she will participate in weekly performance classes, work effectively with faculty colleagues, actively engage in recruitment activities, serve on various School of Music and University committees and may be asked to perform other duties as assigned. This position will start in September 2018.

Other Functions

  • Serve on audition committees for incoming students.
  • Serve on recital boards and oral committees for MM students applying to graduate.
  • Serve on School of Music committees and University and departmental duties as assigned, which may include involvement in organizing departmental events and outreach/recruitment.

Required Qualification

  • Master's degree in Music.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate preferred or equivalent professional experience with excellent teaching and recruitment at the University level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to or experience working with diverse populations.

Work Schedule

To be coordinated with department chair.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will commence on September 11, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact Scott Bean at The committee will request supporting material from selected candidates beginning in October 2017.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. One page statement about experience with and commitment to inclusive excellence.

In addition to the online application, please mail 3 letters of recommendation to:

Nancy Cochran, Director of Lamont School of Music2344 East Iliff AvenueDenver, CO 80208

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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