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Job ID: 116707

Visiting Assistant Professor, French Horn
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Dec. 6, 2018
Title Visiting Assistant Professor, French Horn
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8X202: MUSIC - RCTF
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Music - General
    Music Education
    Art - General
    Fine Arts - General

The School of Music at the University of Kentucky seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of French Horn to join our outstanding brass faculty beginning August 2019.

Our new colleague will lead efforts to recruit undergraduate and graduate horn students and will teach horn majors, graduate students, and minors. Approximately three-quarters of this position’s annual teaching load will be studio-based instruction, including a weekly studio class. The incumbent will also teach the high brass methods course and fill a new role as "instrumental methods coordinator," for which this person will supervise an instrumental music education methods course for Choral Music Education majors and work with the Choral Music Education Professor in the design and implementation of this new course. As part of their institutional service load, our new colleague will also perform with the faculty chamber ensembles in the woodwind and brass areas.

Faculty in the UK School of Music are expected to maintain a schedule of on- and off-campus performances and/or engage in research. Brass faculty members also assist with advising and graduate thesis committee work in their area. All faculty members in the School of Music participate in shared governance within the School of Music, the College of Fine Arts, and the University, as well as one’s profession. Funding to support horn students includes undergraduate and graduate scholarships.

Applicants should hold the MM in performance (French Horn). Evidence of outstanding musical artistry and 1-3 years of college-level teaching is required, with both studio and classroom teaching experience preferred. A completed DMA degree is also preferred.

Please upload a cover letter (with link to website if applicable) and curriculum vitae, when applying to the position. Please use Specific Request 1, 2, and 3 to upload recordings (optional request only).

When prompted in the application, also include the names and contact information for three references. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin January 5, 2019 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates may contact Bradley Kerns, Search Committee Chair, for questions at

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