Assistant Professor of Music (Artist/Teacher of Tuba)

Job description

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Music (Artist/Teacher of Tuba)




Assistant Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Highly competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Arts & Media


School of Music

Open Date:



Contact Name:

Dr. Scott D. Plugge


Chair, Tuba Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208,

Contact Phone:

(936) 294-3808

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate applied Tuba and academic classes in an area of expertise, actively recruit and maintain a studio of Tuba majors, and perform with faculty chamber groups. All School of Music faculty members are expected to achieve in research/performance, professional development, and service, be committed to undergraduate education, and work collegially with others. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Degree required.

Experience Required for the Position:

All applicants will be considered, but preference will be given to those with a successful record of teaching Tuba at the university level. University teaching experience in the secondary area is highly desirable.

Other Requirements for the Position:

All School of Music faculty members are expected to maintain a record of performances, service, and creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility. The applicant must work collegially with others and be committed to undergraduate education.

Special Instructions Summary:

Submit application, letter of interest, vitae, university transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, contact information for three additional references (please list these additional references in the “reference contact information” section), and a media presentation. The media presentation document should include a list of URL’s of recent recordings including repertoire information and performance date. Other supporting materials may be requested at a later date.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Scott Plugge, Chair – Tuba Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208, [email protected], (936) 294-3808. The search committee will begin review of applications upon receipt.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.




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Posted: 4/21/2021
Application Due: 5/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time