The University of North Texas (UNT) College of Music is the largest public university music program and one of the most respected comprehensive music schools in the United States. It offers fully accredited degrees from the bachelor to doctoral levels and is home to the world’s first jazz studies degree program. Faculty include internationally acclaimed artists and scholars in composition, conducting, ethnomusicology, music education, music entrepreneurship, music history, music theory and performance. The college presents more than 1,100 concerts and recitals annually. UNT music alumni can be found around the globe in impressive, award-winning careers across a wide-range of music professions. For more information about the UNT College of Music, please see https://music.unt.edu/.
Teaching: Recruit, retain, and teach an outstanding enrollment of undergraduate and graduate bassoon students. Supervise graduate degree requirements, including supervision of dissertation documents. Research/creative activities: Maintain a national profile as a performing artist (solo and/or chamber and/or orchestral bassoonist); advance new repertoire for the bassoon through commissioning activities, recordings, and/or premiere performances. Service: Participate fully in academic and professional activities, including service assignments, across the campus and across the profession. Other duties as assigned may include, but are not limited to, coaching chamber music and teaching bassoon literature classes.
Master’s degree in bassoon performance required. Demonstrated excellence as a bassoon teacher/recruiter and active, artist-level performer. Demonstrated success in teaching at the college/university level. High standards of professional ethics and collegiality required.
Earned doctorate in bassoon performance preferred. Extensive experience as a soloist, chamber musician, and/or orchestral musician strongly preferred. Proven record of attracting, developing, and retaining outstanding students.