Assistant/Associate Professor of Music - Woodwinds

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The UCLA Department of Music Professor - Woodwinds

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Music position, specializing in one of the following woodwind instruments: flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, or saxophone. Duties include but are not limited to: teaching a studio of undergraduate and graduate performance and music education majors on the instrument of specialization; serving as woodwinds area head, collaborating and coordinating with part-time artist-teachers on the other woodwind instruments; coaching chamber music; participating in the creation and teaching of graduate seminars; overseeing doctoral dissertations; and contributing to departmental/university service.

We seek a musician-scholar with an internationally established teaching and performance profile; knowledge of core solo, chamber, and orchestral repertoire; and experience in new music. The successful applicant will be a creative and inspiring teacher, performing artist, and colleague. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling, and other family concerns. Please visit for information about Family Resources.

Required: Master's degree in performance on a woodwind instrument and five years of professional experience.

Preferred: Doctoral degree in performance and at least five years of teaching experience in higher education, established solo and orchestral performance profile, discography, and demonstrated success teaching graduate seminars.

Located in a global cultural capital, the UCLA Department of Music boasts conservatory level training within the context of a world-class research university. Enrollment is limited, providing students with a comprehensive music school experience, abundant performance opportunities, and extensive individual attention from faculty. Allied with the Musicology and Ethnomusicology departments in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, the Department of Music values both specialization and integration between fields.

Applications must be submitted to the UC Recruit website online at:

Application deadline: October 21, 2019

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Posted: 9/16/2019
Application Due: 9/16/2031
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