Assistant Professor, Tuba/Euphonium - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

A successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate applied tuba and euphonium; low brass methods and repertoire; and coach chamber music. They will also perform as a soloist, and in faculty ensembles including the faculty brass quintet. Additional teaching responsibilities might include courses in other areas of expertise as determined by the needs of the curricula and the qualifications of the successful candidate. They must sustain a successful recruitment/retention record, creative/scholarly activities and service contributions appropriate for a university faculty member.

The School of Music at The University of Alabama invites applications for full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Studio Tuba/Euphonium. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and designated rank. A minimum of an earned Master’s Degree, professional experience, and evidence of outstanding musical artistry on tuba or euphonium and effective teaching is required.

Review of applications will begin as they arrive and continue until the position is filled. In order to ensure full consideration, please apply no later than December 1, 2014. The position will officially close on May 1, 2015. All applicants must apply online. Please visit the University of Alabama website at Applications should include (1) a letter of interest; (2) curriculum vita; (3) list of names, and contact information of five additional references who may be contacted; and (4) other appropriate links to performances (e.g. YouTube, websites, etc.). Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation and performance CDs and/or DVDs sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Ken Ozzello. If applying as a tuba artist, please include at least one performance on C tuba.

Tuba/Euphonium Search Committee
Dr. Ken Ozzello, Chair
School of Music – Box 870366
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

Additional Position Information

The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the flagship campus of the three-campus system. It is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of 100,00 that was named an All-American City by the National Civic League. The School of Music is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and serves approximately 400 music majors and countless non-majors across the university. The School offers Bachelor of Music degrees in Performance, Music Therapy, and Theory/Composition, the Bachelor of Science degree in both instrumental and vocal/choral Music Education, and the Bachelor of Arts degree in both General Music and Music Administration. Additionally, the School offers the Master of Music degree in Performance, Composition and Musicology. And it is the only institution in the state to offer the Doctor of Musical Arts degree, doing so in Performance (including Conducting) and Composition. It currently employs 38 tenured or tenure-track faculty and 22 part-time faculty. Additional information about the School of Music may be found at

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload the list of names and contact information of five additional references to other document 1 tab. Appropriate links to performances (e.g. YouTube, websites, etc.) should be uploaded to other document 2 tab.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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  • Assistant Professor, Tuba/Euphonium
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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