Asst Professor AYVirginia Tech
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 https://jobs.vt.edu/ (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.
· Earned master's degree in orchestral conducting
· University teaching experience
· Demonstrated commitment to maintaining an outstanding music program
· 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 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 conviction check
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