Assistant/Associate Professor in Bassoon/Music Theory-Aural Skills

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Arts/Museum
Department:13030100 - COTA-MUSIC-DIRECTOR

Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in applied bassoon. Coordinate and teach undergraduate Aural Skills; other duties as assigned. Maintain creative / scholarly and service contributions appropriate for a faculty member at a major university; service on university committees as assigned. 

The School of Music, organized within the College of the Arts, plays an important role in the academic and cultural life of the University, the College’s Creative Campus initiative, and the community. The School has 35 full-time and six adjunct faculty, serving some 160 graduate and 200 undergraduate music majors. Degree programs include B.A., B.M., M.M., and the Ph.D. in Music and in Music Education. Program emphases include performance, music education, theory, composition, music history and literature, ethnomusicology, conducting, and sacred music. All degree programs are accredited by NASM, NCATE, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The College of the Arts at the University of Florida fosters creative activity, scholarly and artistic excellence, and innovation across disciplines. We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their critical thinking and inspiring a culture of curiosity and imagination. The College offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Approximately 1,300 students are pursuing majors in degrees offered by the College of the Arts under the direction of 100 faculty members in its three accredited schools — the School of Art + Art History, the School of Music and the School of Theatre + Dance. In addition to its schools, the college comprises the Center for Arts in Medicine, the Digital Worlds Institute, the Center for Arts and Public Policy, the Center for World Arts, the University Galleries, and the Univeresity level of the New World School of the Arts in Miami.

The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land-grant foundation, ranked one of the top ten best public universities in the nation in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit. UF is a graduate research institution with more than 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and in the community, the Hippodrome State Theatre and Dance Alive National Ballet.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate preferred. Equivalent professional experience considered. Prior teaching experience in higher education preferred. 
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida's online application system. Online applications must include the following: (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a link to representative video/audio samples of recent live performances. The application system will prompt the applicant for the names/emails of three references. The search committee will notify the applicant before the system sends the emails to references requesting that they upload their letters of reference directly to the application website. We expect this reference collection to begin at the second stage of the review process. The search committee may request additional materials at a later time.  Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and continue until a sufficient applicant pool is established. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. 

Direct additional materials or inquiries to: Dr. Leslie Odom, Search Committee Chair, Email:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and those who practice conduct of inclusion.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No

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