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Asst Professor AY

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on October 20, 2019

Job Description

Tenure track, full time, 9 months. Start Date: August 10, 2020. Duties: Conduct student orchestra and contribute to collaborative productions (opera, etc.) within the School of Performing Arts, with additional teaching duties in other area(s) of expertise. Additional duties are dependent upon the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the Music program. Extensive contributions to student recruitment activities are also expected. The successful candidate will maintain an active performing career and program of appropriate research and creative activity; demonstrate the ability to build relationships with high school students and music educators to attract students to the School of Performing Arts; serve on committees; present at national conferences; and perform other appropriate university service.

We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for a minimum of three references online at (Job Number: 511159). Review of applications will begin on October 12, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check.

Required Qualifications

· Earned master's degree in orchestral conducting
· University teaching experience
· Demonstrated commitment to maintaining an outstanding music program

Preferred Qualifications

· Evidence of significant professional experience/trajectory as an orchestral
· Demonstrated commitment to programming new music and works by composers from under-represented groups.
· Earned doctorate in orchestral conducting


Review Date

Review of applications will begin on October 12, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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