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The University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Performing Arts seeks candidates for a nine-month position as a tenure earning assistant professor. Duties will include recruitment, retention, development, and instruction of the bassoon studio; teaching bassoon techniques to Music Education students; teaching undergraduate level courses in Music Theory and/or Ear Training. The selected candidate will be expected to work well and build relationships with school music educators and private studio teachers, as well as relate to and work well with UCF’s diverse student population. UCF is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 66,000 students, located in Orlando, FL, the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.M., B.S., B.M.E., and M.A. degrees. For more information on the Department of Music, please visit out website For more information about UCF, please visit the website at

Position Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in music from an accredited institution. Significant experience as an artist/performer in bassoon performance that demonstrates a clear capacity for academic advancement commensurate with a tenure earning position. Demonstrated success in teaching, recruitment, and retention of bassoon students at the collegiate/university level. Demonstrated success in teaching undergraduate Music Theory courses.


Terminal degree in music from an accredited institution. Interest in Chamber Music collaboration with other faculty. Interest in innovative applications in pedagogy and performance.

Special Conditions -Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

The university requires all candidates apply online at In addition to the online application, please submit a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experience as a performer and teacher, a curriculum vitae, 2 – 3 representative solo recital programs, and the names and contact information of three current professional references. Candidates must also submit a link using an online platform of the candidates choosing (YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, etc.) of 30 minutes of current (within the last 2 years) and representative solo performances.

*NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date. The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts.

Please direct search related questions to Claudia Lynch, Search Chair,

Application deadline is November 30, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately. Jobs Site


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