Assistant Professor, Music (Oboe/Music History)

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Assistant Professor, Music (Oboe/Music History)

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Music (Oboe/Music History)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

College Of Liberal Arts Faculty

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Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music in Oboe/Music History. Responsibilities will include teaching applied oboe and undergraduate music history courses. Secondary responsibilities may include teaching music appreciation, music theory, and/or aural training, depending upon the candidate's experience. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team-oriented departmental culture and to undertake other duties according to the needs of the department. Appointment will begin fall 2019.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Department of Music is a rapidly expanding unit of The School of Arts and Communication. The Performing Arts Center, opened in April 2005, features a concert hall with flexible acoustics designed by Jaffe-Holden Acoustics, and is the principal performance venue of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and the Corpus Christi Chorale, as well as student and faculty performances.

Required Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in performance or music history.
  • Evidence of excellence in applied instruction and classroom teaching is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Other desirable secondary teaching areas include theory, aural training, music appreciation and/or chamber music.
  • Evidence of ability to be a successful performer, teacher/mentor, scholar, and congenial colleague is preferred, including demonstrated success in the ability to recruit and retain a successful oboe studio.


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.

A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application addressing qualifications listed,
2. Curriculum vitae,
3. Copy of all academic transcripts,
4. At least three professional references (including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address), and
5. A document with hyperlinks to audio and/or video recordings of recent performances (20-30 minutes in length).

The posting will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2019.

Please direct any inquiries to Scott Pool, Search Chair, [email protected].

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/9/2019
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