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Position: Artist/Teacher of Oboe. Full-time (9-month), tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor. Starting date is August 16, 2012. Required qualifications are: Master of Music in Oboe Performance. Demonstrated effectiveness of solo and chamber music performance and successful teaching at the college level. Desired qualifications are: Doctor of Musical Arts in Oboe Performance. Evidence of success in undergraduate and graduate recruiting and mentoring. Experience guiding graduate creative activity at the doctoral level. Creative/scholarly accomplishments demonstrated through national and international performances, master classes, presentations at music educator forums, recordings, publications, and/or professional leadership. Responsibilities are: Teach and recruit undergraduate and graduate oboe students in music degree programs and coach woodwind chamber ensembles. Perform with the Oklahoma Woodwind Quintet. Serve on graduate committees including DMA research documents. Work with ensemble areas for auditions and placement in major ensembles and chamber music. Contribute to School, College and University service. Maintain an active and visible international, national and regional performance and outreach schedule.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) letter of application, (2) complete vita, (3) CD and/or DVD formatted recent performances of solo and chamber music reflecting stylistic variety, and (4) three current letters of recommendation.

Dr. Valerie Watts, Chair
Oboe Search Committee
University of Oklahoma School of Music
500 West Boyd, Room 138
Norman, OK 73019

Screening will begin October 17, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please call (405) 325-2081; FAX (405) 325-7574. The complete vacancy announcement is available at:

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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