Assistant Professor of Tuba/Euphonium

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University invites applications for the nine month, non-tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Tuba/Euphonium. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate applied tuba and euphonium to majors and non-majors as well as tuba/euphonium ensemble, brass methods and other courses as assigned.  Experience in recruiting and program development expected.  The position also includes performing with a very active faculty brass quintet. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to participate in the school’s assessment program and in student recruitment and retention efforts for the school and the university, advise students, and will participate in faculty meetings and other university service endeavors. Effective teaching, scholarship and service are required for promotion.


Master of Music required; terminal degree required for promotion.

Physical requirements:

This faculty position requires a music professional capable of sustained physical activity and the ability to demonstrate required technique. Requires frequent standing, walking and sitting. Repetitious finger and wrist movement, and hearing faculty. Occasionally requires lifting and carrying. Constantly requires speaking clearly, both seeing near, far and with depth perception. Work includes applied music courses in performance spaces. In performance spaces, lighting levels vary from total darkness to full stage lighting. Work in performance spaces requires the ability to move quickly from audience to stage areas which are at different levels. There is long exposure to theater and studio sound equipment volume levels. Work hours are varied from early morning academic and applied courses to evening and weekend hours in rehearsals and performances.

About the Wanda L. Bass School of Music:

The Wanda L. Bass School of Music, an all-Steinway school, is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM with 36 full-time and 30 adjunct faculty members, 300 undergraduate and 65 graduate students. For more information, please go to

About Oklahoma City University:

Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in the Uptown district of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

Employee Benefits:

The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family. Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU.

Required Application Materials:

Applicants will be asked to upload a Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Application, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts, and a list of 3-5 references with contact information.


Search Chair: Matthew Mailman, Professor of Music, [email protected]

Diversity Advocate: Kate Pritchett, Associate Professor of Music, [email protected]


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.