Associate Professor/Professor of Clarinet

The Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music invites applications for an Associate Professor/Professor of Clarinet. This is a tenure-eligible position to begin September 1, 2022.


Required: Established national and international reputation as an artist/teacher; proven record of successful teaching; ability to attract and recruit outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. 

Preferred: Proven record of successful teaching in school or conservatory of music within a university; doctoral degree.


Teach and recruit undergraduate and graduate clarinet students; maintain professional career as artist/teacher; serve on doctoral committees. Additional teaching responsibilities may include coaching chamber music and teaching courses in candidate’s areas of interest and abilities.

Application Information:

Screening begins October 15, 2021, and continues until position is filled. Applicants should submit:

  1. Letter of application, including a section that provides hyperlinks or URLs for online audio and/or video files of recent live performances
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and contact information of three persons qualified to serve as references

Please direct questions to Professor Taimur Sullivan, Search Committee Chair, at

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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