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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Music - Horn

University of North Alabama
Florence, Alabama
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The University of North Alabama’s Department of Music invites applications for Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Music – Horn beginning in Fall 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach applied horn, horn ensemble, related coursework such as literature and pedagogy, and music education courses such as conducting and brass methods; develop and maintain an agenda of research and/or creative activities relevant in the field; recruit outstanding students; attend faculty and other relevant meetings; mentor students in the department; and foster diversity and inclusion among students.

Minimum qualifications for this position include: terminal degree in horn performance or music education is required by the start date of August 15, 2022; Experience in teaching collegiate-level applied horn is required; Experience teaching primary, secondary, or collegiate-level music education coursework is required; Experience teaching collegiate-level pedagogy and literature is preferred; Candidates must have a proven track record of professional work related to music performance and music education.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at Applications will only be accepted via this system. Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, a creative portfolio containing two to three links to a current horn performance (upload under Other Document 1), and a one-page diversity statement. Details regarding the diversity statement may be found here. We also encourage applicants to upload additional links to an applied lesson teaching demonstration.

Transcripts for all schools attended are also required for a faculty application packet to be considered complete. Electronic copies, if available, of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc. Electronic copies of unofficial/official transcripts may also be requested from each school attended to be sent to [email protected]. If electronic copies of transcripts are unavailable, hard copies must be sent to: Human Resources, One Harrison Plaza, UNA Box 5043, Florence, AL, 35632 or brought to 601 Cramer Way, Room 226. Official transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school via email or postal mail to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of “Issued to Student”, or with the student name listed as the recipient, will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate prior to the start date of the appointment, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. If you attended UNA, please email [email protected] and state that you wish for your UNA transcripts to be uploaded to your application and we can do this at no charge to you. For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.


Established in 1830 as LaGrange College, the University of North Alabama has a rich history including the distinction of being the first state-supported teachers college in the South. The school's 130-acre campus is located in the historic district of Florence, Alabama, on the Tennessee River. Students come from around the country and world, but UNA is largely a regional university with about 70% of students coming from Alabama. Students can choose from more than 60 majors with professional fields in business, education, and nursing being most popular. Academic programs are supported by a 23 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 25. On the athletic front, the UNA Lions compete in the NCAA Division I ASUN Conference. If you visit campus, be sure to check out Leo II, the campus's resident African lion.

"As a regional, state-assisted institution of higher education, the University of North Alabama pursues its Mission of engaging in teaching, research, and service in order to provide educational opportunities for students, an environment for discovery and creative accomplishment, and a variety of outreach activities meeting the professional, civic, social, cultural, and economic development needs of our region in the context of a global community."

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