Pro Tempore Instructor of Music, Performance - Open Pool

Eugene, OR, USA
Jan 13, 2019
Feb 12, 2019
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Full Time
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Pro Tempore Instructor of Music, Performance - Open Pool

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Work type:Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Instruction, Music/Dance

Department:School of Music and Dance


Annual Basis:9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise; pool accepts applications through May 10, 2019

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply online with a resume/CV, cover letter, and names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will occur as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

Department Summary

The music program has an enrollment of more than 400 music majors and a faculty and staff of 85, plus 70 graduate teaching assistants. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctorate, including programs in performance, collaborative piano, music education, composition, theory, musicology, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis. The school is designated as the only full-range professional school of music and dance in the state of Oregon.

Position Summary

The open instructor pool is for possible temporary, part-time, limited-duration teaching positions in the music program. Positions may be one-term (11 weeks) up to three terms (9 months). They are limited duration non-tenure-track appointments not to exceed one year, but with the possibility of renewable for up to a total of three years. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Potential areas of expertise may include performance-related instruction in brass, conducting, jazz, keyboard, piano and string pedagogy, percussion, strings, voice, woodwinds, and jazz.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

Minimum Requirements

Relevant university-level teaching experience or professional experience required. Master's degree in a relevant field in music is required. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for college degrees.

Professional Competencies

In order to create a more inclusive and diverse institution, the School of Music and Dance seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

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Advertised:01 May 2018Pacific Daylight Time

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