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Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, 9-Month Salaried
Florida State University

Date Posted Jan. 20, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, 9-Month Salaried
University Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, United States
Department College of Music
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Music - Orchestra/Symphony
    Music - General

Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, 9-Month Salaried - College of Music

Job ID 53794

Location: Tallahassee, FL




The Florida State University College of Music invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Tuba , a 9-month tenure track faculty position.

This appointment will begin effective Fall 2023.

The Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 16 colleges and schools with 2, 300 faculty serving a student body of more than 42,000 students. The College of Music, with over 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and some 1,100 students, offers a wide range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through the doctorate.

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This position will teach undergraduate and graduate tuba and euphonium students, coordinate Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, coordinate with large ensemble conductors and other cohorts, and supervise graduate teaching assistants.

Active engagement in recruiting and maintaining a successful studio is required.

Participates in other teaching activities as needed. Maintains a professional career as a performing artist.

Serves on doctoral and master's committees and participates in university and professional service appropriate to faculty rank.


The successful candidate will demonstrate proven artistry as a solo, chamber music, and orchestral performer with a strong commitment to the recruitment of outstanding students and a record of successful teaching.

We are especially interested in candidates with a proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that creates an environment where diverse faculty, staff, and students thrive.

A doctoral degree or equivalent performance/teaching experience is required at the time of appointment.

Other Information

For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Adrienne Teffner at

For all other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

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Pay Plan

This is a 9-month Faculty position with opportunity to apply for summer funding. Salary competitive.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Please also upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references who are different than those submitting letters of reference (mailing address, phone, email). PDF format is preferred.

Applicants should also upload a document (PDF preferred) containing a list of links to representative recordings of solo playing (live recordings preferred). If YouTube links are included, please ensure that privacy settings are set to "public" or "unlisted," but not "private." Video recordings of teaching may be requested later in the interview process.

Video recordings of teaching may be requested later in the interview process: maximum 30 minutes in length/2 applied students.

Request Letters of Reference

This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

  1. After submitting your application, click the Careers link;

  2. Click the My References link;

  3. Click the Send/View Reference Request button next to the appropriate position; and

  4. Follow the steps on that page to send your references a system generated email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately with priority consideration given to applications submitted by January 13th, 2023.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. If you meet these criteria, you must be prepared to provide the following information to FSU upon request:

  • Every institution of higher education attended, whether or not listed on your CV or resume

  • All previous employment since your 18th birthday

  • A list of all published material

  • A list of all current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount

  • List and description of any non-university professional activities

  • Any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country

  • A complete copy of your passport

  • Your most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application)

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