The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor of oboe in the School of Music in the College of Arts and Letters.
To further summarize, one must teach studio oboe and chamber music, recruit undergraduate and graduate oboe majors, and maintain an active performance schedule, including playing in CATEGORY 5 - the faculty wind quintet at Southern Miss. Some classroom teaching is required. Additional teaching assignments are possible based on the candidate's interests and areas of expertise.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidate will teach studio oboe, reed-making classes and freshman music theory, perform on oboe and English horn in CATEGORY 5, and maintain an active performance schedule at national and international levels.
Qualifications and Experience:
1. DMA in oboe
2. A strong commitment to teaching and the recruitment of outstanding students
3. Proven artistry and significant experience as a performer on oboe and English horn
4. A list of courses taught and/or courses qualified to teach
5. Evidence of successful teaching experience
A history of successful instruction at the college level is preferred.
Starting Date: Monday, August 19, 2013
Location: The position is based at the Hattiesburg campus.
Application Procedure: To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss website at https://jobs.usm.edu  (job posting #0002479) by January 14, 2013. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Additional Application Material: (1) A CD or DVD recording, preferably a live performance (2) A DVD with teaching samples will be requested from semi-finalists. MAIL TO: The University of Southern Mississippi, School of Music, Attention: Chair, Oboe Search Committee, 118 College Drive #5081, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001.
The University: Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls approximately 17,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Six additional teaching and research sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Meridian. Learn more at www.usm.edu .
The School of Music offers a comprehensive music program of 475 majors. It has approximately 42 full-time faculty, 15 part-time faculty, 62 graduate assistants, and eight professional staff. It sponsors more than 250 recitals, concerts, performances and lectures every year. Degrees offered include the PhD in music education, DMA in conducting or performance, MM, MME, BM, BME and BA.
As Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.