Employment Opportunities


Responsibilities: The University of Missouri School of Music seeks a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor of French Horn for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, annually renewable position.  The successful candidate will teach individual French horn lessons, coach chamber ensembles, teach brass techniques, and rehearse and perform with the Mizzou Brass and the Missouri Quintet (the faculty brass and woodwind quintets, which both maintain active local and regional performance schedules) as part of their teaching load. Depending on the number of French horn students, additional teaching duties may be added particularly in the area of music entrepreneurship, wellness, or courses such as music appreciation, depending on the applicant’s qualifications. Other duties include establishing and maintaining networks with musicians in the region, and recruiting undergraduate and graduate French horn students.
Qualifications: A graduate degree in music is required with a DMA preferred.  Candidates with other degree emphases and with significant commensurate professional experience in French horn performance may also be considered. The successful candidate will be an advanced performer, with appropriate solo, chamber, and orchestral experience, who can demonstrate success as a teacher at the college or university level. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are expected.

Rank/Salary/Benefits/Start Date: Assistant Teaching Professor (full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position). Entry-level salary of $45,000 and competitive benefits package provided. Appointment begins August 15, 2019.

Application: The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. Please apply online at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ (Job Opening ID #28440) Use the online application and be prepared to upload: (1) a detailed letter of application, (2) a full curriculum vitae, (3) a diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service and (4) names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references. These materials must be combined into a single electronic file (.doc, .docx, or .pdf) Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Tim Howe (howete@missouri.edu), with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process. No other materials should be submitted at this time. Semifinalists will later be asked to submit recordings.

Music at the University of Missouri (MU): The MU School of Music comprises 37 full-time faculty members and 200 music majors, and offers a full range of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music including a PhD in music education.  MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System. It is a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution, AAU member, and has a student body of over 32,000 students. MU is located in Columbia, a community of over 120,000 in mid-Missouri and a center of academic, cultural, medical, and business activity. Additional information about the School of Music is available at http://music.missouri.edu/.  EO/AA/ADA.