University of Utah — Assistant Professor of Trumpet, School of Music

DUTIES: (1) Teach applied studio trumpet, undergraduate high-brass methods class to music-education students, (2) team teach graduate brass literature and graduate brass pedagogy classes, (3) supervise graduate brass students. (4) Additional teaching assignments may be made based on the strengths of the successful candidate. (5) A critical responsibility is the successful recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate trumpet students. (6) Establish/maintain a regional and national reputation for excellence as a performer and pedagogue. (7) Service assignments at the School of Music and University levels are a standard part of all tenure-track positions.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in trumpet performance or commensurate professional experience. University-level teaching experience is required. The qualified candidate has a demonstrated record of successful student recruitment. Significant performance experience and a reputation of excellence as a performer are required. Activity in the International Trumpet Guild is a desired qualification.

PROCEDURE: A letter of application, CV (including a list of courses previously and currently taught and a list of five to six references with contact information), unofficial academic transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation that must be submitted online. Applications must be submitted online via: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/56574. Candidates must submit their materials online before October 31, 2016 in order to ensure full consideration. Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Scott Hagen, Search Committee Chair: scott.hagen@music.utah.edu.

APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2017 (duties begin August 15, 2017).

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.


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