Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Double Bass)

Job description

Job ID: 44099

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The College of Music, with 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and 1,150 students, offers a wide range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through the doctorate. See the College of Music web page at


Teach undergraduate and graduate double bass students, and actively engage in recruiting and developing a studio.

Maintain professional career as a performing artist.

Serve on doctoral and master's committees, and participate in university and professional service appropriate to the rank.

Additional responsibilities may include coaching chamber music and teaching courses in the candidate's area of expertise.


Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization or equivalent performance/teaching experience.

Proven artistry as a performer with a strong commitment to the recruitment of outstanding students and a record of successful teaching. Demonstrated ability to maintain a high-quality studio and work effectively with diverse populations of students and faculty. Demonstrated record of achievement in academic research and service.

Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Contact Info

For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Stephanie Kemp at [email protected] or (850) 644-0415. For all other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at [email protected] or (850) 644-4361.

University Information

The Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 16 colleges and schools with 2,300 faculty serving a student body of more than 41,000 students.

The university is situated in Tallahassee, Florida's beautiful, wooded capital city, with an area population of 385,000. Located in the Big Bend area of northern Florida, Tallahassee enjoys a mild change of season and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.

Pay Plan

This is a tenure track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

In addition, please upload a single document that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references (mailing address, phone, e-mail). In this document, applicants should include links to video recordings made within the past five years: (a) a 20-minute teaching video and (b) a performance video(s) demonstrating a variety of styles including, but not limited to, solo, chamber, and orchestral music.

Open until filled

Review of applications will begin on September 17, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

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Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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