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Job ID: 157397

Instructor of Horn
Virginia Tech

Date Posted Apr. 14, 2021
Title Instructor of Horn
University Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, United States
Department School of Performing Arts
Application Deadline Review of applications begins on 5/1/21 and continue until position is filled
Position Start Date Aug. 10, 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Music - General

VIRGINIA TECH – Instructor of Horn. Full-time, 1-year appointment. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start date: August 10, 2021.

Duties: Teach and recruit undergraduate horn students and coach chamber music. Additional duties are dependent upon the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the Music program.


Required: Master’s degree in music * University teaching experience

Preferred: Earned Doctorate in music or evidence of significant professional experience as a performer

We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

To apply, please submit (1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three references. Performance and teaching video will be solicited by the committee at a later date. Application materials must be submitted online at, Job number 515708. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon submission of official university transcripts and a criminal background check.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Jason Crafton, Search Committee Chair, at

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the global community.
As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers over 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 34,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $521 million. Virginia Tech is located in the beautiful mountains of southwestern Virginia, offering a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities.

  • Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

    Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office of Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Contact Information

  • Jason Crafton
    School of Performing Arts
    Virginia Tech
    195 Alumni Mall
    Henderson Hall
    Blacksburg, VA 24061


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