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The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music seeks applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Residential Life. The Assistant Dean manages the residential life program and operations of the Eastman Commons/Student Living Center, a 350-student residential life facility, and works with a team of Resident Advisors to provide support for the residents, all of whom are music majors at Eastman. Candidates must have a master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or related area; a minimum of three years of experience in administering residential life programs; and strong interpersonal communication skills. Begin January 2014. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2013. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for three current references related to this position via e-mail attachment to AcademicAffairs@esm.rochester.edu. The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity, and actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. EOE/AA.
Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Music Education (General). Teach general music methods, supervise student teachers, teach graduate courses in areas of expertise, advise graduate research. Actively pursue research and creative activities to achieve national and international prominence in music education. Completed doctorate preferred, ABD considered; record of pre-collegiate and collegiate teaching; record of scholarship and creative work relative to career stage; and commitment to excellence in teaching. Begin fall 2014. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2013. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, c.v., and three current letters of recommendation via attachment with the subject Music Education Search to MusicEducationSearch@esm.rochester.edu. Following the initial review of applications, additional materials will be requested from selected candidates. The Music Education Department offers general, instrumental, and vocal undergraduate majors in music education; Master of Music and Master of Arts degrees (which may be combined with initial certification coursework); a summers-only option for master’s degrees; and two doctoral degrees, DMA and PhD. The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Applications are encouraged from groups underrepresented in higher education and from applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in higher education. EOE/AA.
Assist with drill design, instruction, and organization for the Golden Buffalo Marching Band in; direct the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Bands; conduct the Concert Band in the spring semester; teach a course in marching band techniques; supervise student teachers; advise undergraduate students in music education; other related courses as assigned. Opportunities for additional summer teaching and administration are possible. Expertise in concert bands, athletic bands, and music education. Master’s degree minimum, doctorate preferred, with demonstrated success teaching music at the university and secondary school levels as well as collegiate marching band drill design experience. Fulltime Instructor, non-tenure track, three-year renewable contract; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will begin August 2014. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials including cover letter, c.v., and the names and contact information for three confidential references must be submitted on line through the Jobs at CU portal at http://www.jobsatcu.com, (reference posting #F00840). A video that includes conducting excerpts with concert ensembles should be sent to the address below. Please prepare, but do not send at this time, drill design charts and a performance video that represent the submitted charts. Dr. Donald McKinney, Director of Bands, University of Colorado at Boulder, College of Music, Imig Music Building, 301 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in choral music education; supervise student teachers and advise choral BM: Music Education majors; conduct one choral ensemble; maintain program of PreK–12 outreach, and assist with student recruitment initiatives; teach in related areas commensurate with expertise and the needs of the Department of Music; maintain an active research and service schedule. Required—doctorate in music with a choral emphasis (possibly ABD), successful K–12 choral/vocal teaching experience, and familiarity with music education technology. Experience in music theater production desirable. Assistant Professor of Music in Music Education, full-time 9-month, tenure-track position. Salary commensurate with rank and qualifications; benefit package. Begin August 15, 2014. Annual evaluation; third year tenure progress review. A complete application must be submitted to be considered an applicant for the position. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013; applications will be accepted until the finalists are selected. Applications must include a letter of application that specifically addresses position qualifications and duties; current c.v.; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and at least three confidential letters of recommendation mailed directly to the search committee. Recommendations should be addressed to Dr. Jim Henry, Chair, Choral Music Education Search Committee, Department of Music, University of Missouri—St. Louis, One University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121. Phone 314.516.5984; fax 314.516.6593. Paper and electronic submissions are welcome. Do not submit CDs, DVDs, or other supportive materials at this time. The University of Missouri—St. Louis is committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.
The College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks an Associate Director of Choral Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track. Appointment to begin in August 2014.
Direct choral ensembles as assigned, teach undergraduate conducting, serve on graduate committees, coordinate undergraduate outreach and recruitment efforts on behalf of the choral area, assist the Director of Choral Studies with general administration of nationally-recognized choral program and service activities of the College and University. Qualifications—an earned doctorate in choral conducting at or near completion, a significant record of college level choral conducting, and a strong interest in choral music scholarship; possess the skills necessary to work successfully with undergraduate and graduate student singers; enthusiastic and inspirational musician with significant knowledge of vocal production; understanding of historical performance practice and extensive knowledge of choral repertoire. Full-time Assistant Professor, tenure track; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Screening will begin November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. All written application materials, cover letter, c.v., a sample of scholarly work, and a list of three confidential references must be submitted online at http://www.jobsatcu.com (reference Job Posting #F00813). Letters of recommendation may also be mailed to Chair, Associate Director of Choral Studies Search Committee, UCB College of Music, Imig Music Building, 301 UCB, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0301. Questions may be directed to Gregory.email@example.com. The University of Colorado is committed to building a diverse workforce and encourages applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this notice can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/AA. For more information, please visit the College of Music website at http://www.colorado.edu/music.
Teach applied voice and related courses in vocal literature or pedagogy; maintain an active performing and/or scholarly career; serve on graduate committees; advise students in curricular matters and career development opportunities; participate in other College and University service activities, including recruiting. Future duties could include voice performance program leadership. An accomplished performer is sought (tenor or bass); an expertise in teaching high male voices is desirable. An earned doctorate in music is required, or the equivalent, i.e. a masters degree in music and a distinguished record of professional performance experience. Candidates must have three or more years of teaching experience at the college level and the ability to maintain an active performing and/or scholarly career. Full-time Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure track; salary will be commensurate with experience. Appointment will commence in August 2014. Screening of applications will begin October 11, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. All written application materials (cover letter, c.v., and list of references) must be submitted online at http://www.jobsatcu.com (reference job posting F00790). A performance sound file is required and must include art song performances in several languages; opera and oratorio are welcomed also. A web address (URL) to allow viewing of your performance sound file through your website or via YouTube must be provided. Candidates may be asked at a later date to provide a teaching video (which must include a 30-minute lesson with both a male and a female student), also through a website or YouTube. Letters of recommendation may also be mailed to Chair, Voice Search Committee, UCB College of Music, Imig Music Building, 301 UCB, Boulder, Colorado 80309. Questions may be directed to Patti.Peterson@Colorado.edu or Patrick.Mason@Colorado.edu. The UCB College of Music supports nine full-time voice faculty, including an opera director, opera music director, two vocal coaches, and it houses approximately 30 graduate and 65 undergraduate voice majors. The opera program presents three productions during the academic year and CUNow, which is a summer program of new opera workshops. Alternative formats of this notice can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at email@example.com. UCB is committed to building a diverse workforce. EOE/AA.
Candidates should have proven excellence in teaching and scholarship, should have expertise in teaching theories of Western art music, and should be committed to contributing to a comprehensive and inclusive music department. Secondary interest in popular and/or non-Western music is strongly desired. Applicants are preferred who possess a broad vision of the relationship of music theory to other disciplines such as the digital humanities, film and media, cognitive neuroscience, cultural studies, or other interdisciplinary programs across the university. Teach courses for non-majors, majors, and graduate students. Ph.D. and teaching experience required. Full-time, tenure-track, rank of Assistant Professor. Begin September 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin October 21, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, c.v., and arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors to: https://apply.interfolio.com/23014. Questions about the position may be directed to Lucille Jones, Manager of Music Center Operations and Administration, or John McDonald, Search Committee Chair and Department Chair, at MusicSearch@tufts.edu. Tufts is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.
The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites nominations and applications for an Artist/Teacher of Trombone beginning in the fall semester 2014. Candidates must be established artists with an international reputation as a performer and a proven record of successful recruiting and teaching of outstanding students in a conservatory or university music school. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin October 21, 2013. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, c.v., three current letters of recommendation from prominent performers/teachers, and a recording of performances with the subject Trombone Search via attachment to TROMBONEsearch@esm.rochester.edu. The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Applications from groups underrepresented in higher education are actively encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.