The University of Texas at San Antonio
Notice of Faculty Vacancy
Lecturer Position: Adjunct Instructor of Oboe
POSITION: The Department of Music at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks qualified applicants for an Adjunct Instructor of Oboe (Lecturer Position). Primary responsibilities include: teach 1 hour private lessons to enrolled oboe students every week throughout the 15-week semester; prepare students for juries and recitals; participate in the faculty chamber ensemble; and play an active role in studio recruitment. Additional coursework, based on applicant’s specialization, may be available for additional stipend.
QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: Masters degree or equivalent combination of professional teaching/performing experience; Knowledge of and ability to teach standard classical repertoire; Ability and willingness to work with students at various levels of proficiency; Prepare students to attain the required level of performance proficiency within a multi-year, developmental curriculum; Attend lessons, juries, and recitals and provide realistic assessments of student performance; Ability and willingness to coach student chamber ensembles; College and/or secondary level teaching experience is strongly preferred; Participation in recruiting required, which includes attendance at auditions for incoming students.
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC: The Department offers programs leading to the B.M. in music education, performance, composition, and music marketing, and the M.M. in music education, conducting, performance, piano pedagogy and vocal pedagogy. The faculty comprises 65 full- and part-time members who serve a student body of approximately 350 undergraduates and 30 graduate students. The Department occupies a facility that includes a 500-seat Recital Hall, two large rehearsal halls, practice rooms, classrooms, and faculty studios and offices. A recording studio is available for students and faculty at the Downtown Campus.
THE UNIVERSITY: More than 31,000 students are currently enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio at two campus locations. UTSA offers more than 50 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees through its six colleges and The Office of Graduate Studies. The Department of Music is part of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, which includes eleven departments. The Department of Music is housed on the 600-acre 1604 Campus, located 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio in the South Texas Hill Country. The UTSA Downtown Campus, which opened in July of 1997, includes four buildings, a 300-seat theater, music technology labs, and a recording studio.
SAN ANTONIO: The seventh largest city in the United States, San Antonio has many multicultural attributes. Best known for its historic and cultural attractions, such as the Spanish Missions National Park, the Riverwalk, and the Alamo, the city is enjoying unprecedented growth with a rapid influx of new residents and businesses. The city's arts institutions include a number of organizations that sponsor concert, recital, opera, and dance series. San Antonio also has several art museums and galleries.
APPLICATIONS: Applicants must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita and a reference list of at least three contacts. Electronic submissions required. Review of materials begins May1, 2013. Position open until filled. Supportive materials may be requested at a later date. The appointment is effective Fall 2013 and subject to budgetary approval. Send electronic submissions to :
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.