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Assistant Professor of Horn, Lamont School of Music - Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

at University of Denver

Posted: 11/19/2018
Job Reference #: 3536

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With approximately 300 music majors, the Lamont School of Music ( is a highly selective and nationally renowned program focusing on performance at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The institution is an accredited member of NASM and is distinguished by its exceptional faculty who record, tour, perform, publish, and present scholarly work and compositions locally, nationally, and internationally. Lamont offers Bachelor of Music degrees in Performance, Composition, Jazz Studies, and Commercial Music; the Bachelor of Arts in Music; Master of Music degrees in Performance, Composition, Conducting and Pedagogy; Master of Arts degrees in Music Theory, Musicology; and other certificates and Artist Diplomas. The program resides in the highly acclaimed Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts and is home to the Rafael Méndez Summer Brass Institute.

The city of Denver, with a metropolitan population of more than 2 million, is a culturally vibrant city with numerous music and arts organizations and is a destination for major performing artists. Resident programs and performance venues include the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Red Rocks Amphitheater, area jazz clubs, the Colorado Symphony, Denver Brass, Central City Opera, Opera Colorado, Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra, and more.

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Position Summary

The Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Horn. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in applied horn, teach related courses such as chamber music and pedagogy, maintain a national profile as artist/teacher, and recruit and maintain a horn studio of the highest quality. The candidate will participate in weekly performance classes, work collaboratively with faculty colleagues, and actively engage in recruitment and outreach activities. Other duties include serving on audition committees for incoming students, recital boards and oral committees for MM students applying to graduate, and School of Music and University committees.

Required Qualification

  • Master's degree in Music.
  • A record of teaching excellence and successful student recruitment at the University level.
  • The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate or equivalent professional experience.

Work Schedule

To be coordinated with department chair.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact Scott Bean at The committee will request supporting material from selected candidates beginning in October 2018.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter letter that speaks to the position
  3. One page statement about experience with and commitment to inclusive excellence.
  4. Three letters of recommendation **

**Please mail 3 letters of recommendation to:

Deanna Goldstein, Executive Assistant to the Director

2344 East Iliff Avenue

Denver, CO 80208

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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