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Ball State University School of Music Assistant/Associate Professor of Oboe
Tenure-track position available August 19, 2011.

Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate applied oboe; perform with the Musical Arts Quintet and other faculty chamber music ensembles; coach mixed woodwind ensembles; teach oboe techniques, repertoire and pedagogy classes; provide an artistic model in a fine arts setting; maintain a national profile; recruit and maintain a strong oboe studio; advise students; participate in the student chamber music program; assist in job and graduate school placement, curricular development, professional service, and faculty governance. Additional performance opportunities may be available locally and regionally.

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in music; documented history of a high level of professional activity in oboe teaching and performance.

Preferred qualifications: demonstrated ability to recruit and retain quality students on the college level; exceptional performance and/or scholarly background; completed doctorate; experience in coaching chamber music; and/or teaching oboe repertoire and pedagogy.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference written within the past two years, a short list of additional references who may be contacted, a CD of performances from within the past two years representing various styles, and a certified transcript copy of the highest degree earned to:

Dr. Keith Sweger, Chair
Oboe Search Committee
School of Music, MU 203
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Samples of recordings, student evaluations, scholarly publications, and other supporting materials may be included with the application. Additional supporting materials may be requested at a later date. All materials will be retained. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

Ball State University is an institution of over 18,000 students located approximately 65 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The School of Music offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level degrees and artist diploma and has an enrollment of approximately 400 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students. For more information, please go to www.bsu.edu/music.

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