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The University of Akron School of Music, comprised of 441 music majors, is searching for a dynamic teacher and performer capable of recruiting and maintaining a vibrant bassoon studio. Full time, non-tenure track position to start August 2010. For optimum consideration, your complete file should be received by April 5, 2010, but screening will continue until the position is filled.

Duties: Teach graduate and undergraduate applied bassoon and studio classes, including repertoire and pedagogy, reed-making, and chamber ensembles. Additional duties may include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, or as assigned by the Chair of the School of Music. Contribute to an active community of faculty and students by engaging in local, state, regional and national performing activities; including performing with Solaris, a faculty quintet in residence at The University of Akron.

Qualifications: Master of Music degree and successful teaching and performing experience required. Doctorate of Musical Arts or Ph.D in music (bassoon) preferred.

To Apply: Send letter of application, official transcripts, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, a list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses for three additional references, and a CD or DVD of a recent unedited performance to: The University of Akron, Attn: Galen S. Karriker, Chair, Bassoon Search Committee, School of Music, Akron, OH 44325-1002. Electronic submission may be sent to: gsk1@uakron.edu. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws. Information about The University of Akron: www.uakron.edu. Information about the School of Music: www.uakron.edu/music.

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