Assistant Professor of Instruction in Applied Oboe



Job description

The University of Texas at El Paso is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. UTEP enrolls more than 24,000 students in 170 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in nine colleges and schools. It is America’s leading Hispanic-serving university, with a student body that is over 84% Hispanic.

UTEP advances the discovery of public value and positively impacts the health, culture, education, and economy of the community it serves. With more than $109 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and sixth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities.

It is also nationally recognized as a community-engaged research university. The University employs more than 5,000 faculty, staff and students. It has one of the lowest out-of-pocket costs of any research university in the U.S., underscoring its commitment to offering an exceptional education at a great value.

Job Description:

The College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Music at The University of Texas at El Paso invite applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Instruction in Applied Oboe.  This is a 100%-time, non-tenure track faculty 9-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction.

Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate applied oboe
  • Teach other music courses as needed
  • Serve as lead recruiter for the double reed studios

Appointment Date:  Fall 2023


DMA in Oboe Performance preferred, MM in Oboe Performance with significant professional performing experience accepted.   Candidates will have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate applied oboe teaching.  Strong interpersonal, and communication skills are essential.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to UTEP’s inclusive excellence framework.

Additional Information:

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee’s or prospective employee’s right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries-including the filing of a Formal Complaint or reporting an incident-about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, who can be reached by phone at (915) 747-8358, by email at [email protected], or by mail at 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, TX, Kelly Hall, Room 312.

For accommodation information for employees and applicants with disabilities, please contact UTEP’s Equal Opportunity Office at [email protected].

How to apply

Apply online

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Complete contact information for three current professional references
  4. In a PDF document, please provide the following links to video/audio recordings representing performance in various styles.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For questions about the position, please contact:  Dr. Andrew Hunter, Search Committee Chair:  [email protected]

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