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Lecturer in Horn

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The selected candidate will be appointed as a UGA faculty lecturer, without tenure, eligible for yearly contract renewal. The search will be a rolling search, with applications considered and the position remaining open until filled. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their materials immediately, since applicant reviews and interviews will begin quickly. Apply online at, providing a cover letter detailing how the applicant's credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications stated above; C.V., three references; and an unofficial transcript. References can be solicited via the online application or can be sent from a third-party credentialing service like Interfolio. Further materials, including sound recordings, may be requested later. Questions about the application process can be directed to Ms. Edith Hollander,; questions about the position can be directed to: Prof. Philip Smith,, phone 706-542-3737, fax: 706-542-2773.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Lecturer
Posting Number 2018_00600F
Posting Type
Official Title LECTURER
Working Title Lecturer in Horn
Title Code 55000
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range Salary commensurate with credentials, experience, and reputation.
Job Summary

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications and nominations for the position of lecturer, artist-teacher of horn. Applicants meeting the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply. The lecturer will co-direct the horn studio in individual performance and classroom instruction of students, from undergraduate through advanced doctoral levels.

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music and Lecturer Position
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music ( is among the leading schools of music in the region and nationally. It includes comprehensive programs, with degrees at the undergraduate level through the masters and doctorate. A celebrated faculty, outstanding facilities, and talented students build a supportive and rich environment for artistic and scholarly growth. Graduates from our programs have been internationally successful in their chosen fields. The title of lecturer applies to university assignments that call for training, credentials, and background similar to that of a faculty member with professorial rank but that involves primarily teaching (see description below). The position is not a tenure-track position, but carries a continuing, year-to-year appointment.

Responsibilities of the Lecturer in Horn
The lecturer in horn will work jointly with the current horn instructor in the following responsibilities:
• Serve as an artist-teacher of horn, responsible for recruitment and individual-studio instruction of students from undergraduate through doctoral levels;
• Instruct courses in studio and brass literature and pedagogy, as needed;
• Coach chamber ensembles;
• Perform and rehearse with the faculty brass quintet, including Professors Philip Smith, Brandon Craswell, Joshua Bynum, and David Zerkel;
• Other duties as assigned.

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University ‘s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender Identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

• A master’s degree in horn (such as a Master of Music in Performance).

Preferred Qualifications

• A doctoral degree in horn (such as a Doctor of Musical Arts). Candidates lacking a doctoral degree must document exceptional accomplishments and professional experience.
Candidates without a doctoral degree must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.
• Demonstrated outstanding experience in performance;
• Prior demonstrated teaching experience;
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students and faculty;
• Interest in contributing to other academic or performance-based areas of the school;
• A desire to contribute to a dynamic, holistic music program located in a city known for its music and arts culture.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 02/01/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents