Visiting Assistant Professor of Trumpet

Lubbock, Texas
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time



School of Music

Major/Essential Functions

The Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, in collaboration with the School of Music invites qualified applicants for the one-year Visiting Assistant professor of Trumpet. This is a full-time 9-month position.
The successful candidate will:
Have evidence of significant performance experience and possess (or have the promise to develop) a national and/or international reputation as a trumpet performer;
Demonstrated excellence and experience teaching applied trumpet at the university level;
Demonstrate the ability to teach students of all levels, including graduate students;
Continue to engage in nationally and/or internationally recognized creative/professional practice and scholarship;
Demonstrate ability to recruit exceptional students for the trumpet program and other School of Music programs;
Possess a master’s degree in trumpet performance or closely related field. ​
Teach applied trumpet to undergraduate and graduate music majors;
Coach graduate and undergraduate chamber ensembles;
Perform and collaborate with other faculty as appropriate;
Engage in ongoing creative/scholarly activity and service contributions appropriate for a university faculty member;
Other teaching responsibilities may be assigned consistent with expertise and School of Music need.
Please provide links to a total of 15 minutes of representative live performances. These must be from within the previous two-year period. Please list dates and venues.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Org Level 1

Texas Tech University

Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Preferred Qualifications

A doctoral degree is preferred, but not required
Experience in early music and/or jazz areas is a plus but is not required for appointment to this positio

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Teaching Philosophy

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Basis


Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required

Up to 25%



Grant Funded?


Job Group

Other Instructors

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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