University of North Texas Asst./Assoc. Professor

Title: Assistant / Associate Professor of Trumpet

Department Summary:
The University of North Texas (UNT) College of Music is the largest public university music program and one of the most respected comprehensive music schools in the United States. It offers fully accredited degrees from the bachelor to doctoral levels and is home to the world’s first jazz studies degree program. Faculty include internationally acclaimed artists and scholars in composition, conducting, ethnomusicology, music education, music entrepreneurship, music history, music theory and performance. The college presents more than 1,100 concerts and recitals annually. UNT music alumni can be found around the globe in impressive, award-winning careers across a wide range of music professions. For more information about the UNT College of Music, please see
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
Position Summary
Teaching: Recruit, retain, and teach an outstanding enrollment of undergraduate and graduate trumpet students. Supervise graduate degree requirements, including graduate committees and dissertation documents. Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, coaching chamber ensembles and trumpet pedagogy and literature classes.

Research/Creative Activities: Maintain an established national/international profile as a performing artist (as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and/or other genres of performance).

Service: Participate fully in academic and professional activities, including service assignments, across the campus and the profession.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned Master’s Degree in Music with minimum five years of professional performance experience. Demonstrated success in teaching at the college/university level with a proven record of attracting, developing, and retaining outstanding students. Artist-level performer of solo and chamber repertoire. High and consistent standards of professional ethics and collegiality.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Trumpet Performance strongly preferred. Professional experience as a soloist, chamber musician, and/or orchestral musician. Performance expertise across repertoire including and beyond the European canon. Experience and enthusiasm for commissioning/premiering/recording new works for trumpet.

Please upload the following documents with application:
1) A letter of application;
2) Curriculum vitae;
3) Contact information for five references;
4) For Other Document: please upload a single PDF listing of links to videos featuring 2 representative teaching samples (i.e. live or virtual masterclasses and/or private lessons) & a listing of links to websites or videos featuring a minimum 5 representative recordings of solo and chamber performance, some of which must be live performances.
Additional materials, including letters of recommendation and academic transcripts, may be requested later.

We will begin the review of materials on Friday, October 6, 2023 and continue until position is filled.



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