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Non-Tenure Track Instructor of Music (Tuba and Euphonium)

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Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: College of Fine & Performing Arts

Position Title Non-Tenure Track Instructor of Music (Tuba and Euphonium)
About the University Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 90,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department The College of Fine and Performing Arts and the Music Department support Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
About the Position

The Department of Music within the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Western Washington University invites applications for a part-time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer Instructor in applied tuba and euphonium studies (non-tenure track) to begin in September, 2020. The position is located at the University’s main campus in Bellingham, Washington. For more information on the Music Department at Western, please visit our website at

The successful candidate will teach applied lessons in tuba and euphonium for music majors and select non-music majors, rehearse and conduct the tuba/euphonium ensemble. Teaching assignments may include chamber music instruction or a low brass pedagogy course according to the candidate’s specialty. Active participation in student recruitment is expected. This is a renewable annual contract as a Non-Tenure Track Faculty member of the Department of Music.

Required Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Music or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of successful teaching and performance ability.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD, DMA.
  • Previous Collegiate teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional collaboration/chamber music.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Hourly salary ranges from $42 - $60/hr, with a maximum of 10 hours per week.  Academic course instruction (ex.- Tuba/Euphonium Pedagogy) is paid per credit hour according to the current UFWW Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

Bargaining Unit

 United Faculty of Western Washington

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must submit an application through Western PageUp, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae  addressing their experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Candidates should specifically address their demonstrated commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

Candidates will also be asked to provide contact information for three references.

Interviews will be held on the WWU campus in late January and early February. Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Gustavo Camacho at

Closing Date Notes Application review begins January 5, 2020; position is open until filled.

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

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WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

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