Assistant Professor, Artist/Performer of Oboe

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Assistant Professor, Artist/Performer of Oboe




School of Music


Music School

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Commensurate with Experience

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Full Time

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Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

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9 months

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Assistant Professor, Oboe, will teach undergraduate and graduate applied oboe students, coach chamber music, and organize weekly School of Music undergraduate student recital class. Maintain a high level of professional visibility at regional, national and international levels. Recruit students for undergraduate and graduate programs. Other duties may include teaching in the areas of entrepreneurship, music advocacy, music industry studies, or musician wellness, depending upon the candidate’s areas of interest.

Required Education and Experience:

An earned doctorate in music is preferred; an earned master’s degree in music or equivalent professional experience is required. Candidates should have an established record of teaching and demonstrate excellence as a performer. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with a successful record of recruitment and teaching oboe at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to a candidate who demonstrates previous experience and/or potential for innovative instruction in oboe to meet the needs of the 21st-century oboist.

Preferred Qualifications:

The School of Music Vision Statement has identified Five Core Values and encourages applications from candidates who have interests and abilities that align with these and can demonstrate such:
1. pursuing EXCELLENCE; 2. devotion to STUDENT SUCCESS; 3. focusing on producing MUSIC LEADERS; 4. emphasizing the preparation of the MUSICIAN-EDUCATOR; 5. creating DIVERSELY SKILLED MUSICIANS.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three letters of recommendation, and links to three recent video and/or audio solo performances. Second round materials, including teaching videos, will be solicited at a later date. The search process will continue until the position is filled, but priority screening will begin on or shortly after November 23, 2020.

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 2/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time