Artist in Residence

Full-time, endowed, continuing non-tenure position; begins Fall Term 2010

School of Music


  • Teach cello and coach chamber music.
  • Coordinate the chamber music program.
  • Perform as part of the Puget Sound Trio.
  • Other duties may include another area of expertise.
  • Recruit students.
  • Remain active and maintain a public profile as a performing concert artist.
  • Participate in departmental governance.


  • Master of Music required.
  • Record of notable experience and excellence as a performing artist and pedagogue.
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education.


  • Salary commensurate with education and experience.

About the School of Music
An accredited institutional member of NASM, the School of Music offers a comprehensive program for undergraduates with degrees in performance, music education, music business, and the liberal arts.  The School of Music is a vital part of campus cultural life producing over 100 events per year, including ensemble performances, recitals, stage productions, workshops, and master classes. 

Commitment to Diversity
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. Please view the University Diversity Statement.

Application Deadline
Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.  Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than December 8, 2009 to ensure consideration. 

How to Apply
To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of reference (no recordings at this time) to:

Artist in Residence Search – 1068
University of Puget Sound
1500 North Warner #1007
Tacoma, WA 98416-1007 

Applications are received and acknowledged by Human Resources and then forwarded on to departments/search committees for review and finalist identification. Applicants will receive notification by mail once the search has been concluded.