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Director of Orchestral Activities/Assistant or Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC674
Advertised Title Director of Orchestral Activities/Assistant or Associate Professor
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 001341
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department School of Music
Position Summary

The University of Memphis invites applications for the following nine-month, tenure-track position in the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music beginning August, 2018.
Director of Orchestral Activities/Assistant or Associate Professor – Duties to include: Direct the University Symphony Orchestra and manage all aspects of the orchestral program. Teach conducting and/or related classes, and develop innovative programming for the orchestra program. Actively recruit for the orchestra program and advise/mentor graduate conducting students. Other responsibilities may include conducting the major opera productions each semester. Applicants with additional areas of expertise and interest are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin September 30th and may continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Position Qualifications

MM degree minimum required; demonstrated successful teaching in the areas of orchestral conducting; prior experience as an orchestra director at the collegiate or professional level. Candidate must demonstrate potential for continued scholarly research/creative activities.

Special Conditions
Posting Date 08/18/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should go to: to submit an application. Additional items required at time of application include the following:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• A list of three references with contact information
• Attach PDF/Word Document with Samples of previously performed programs (Other Document 1).
• Attach PDF/Word Document with Web links to a video of an unedited rehearsal (Other Document 2).
• Attach PDFs or Word document containing web links for video excerpts from performances (Other Document 3). May include contrasting orchestral repertoire, opera, multimedia, and/or contemporary music. Up to one hour in length.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References List
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
  6. Other Document 3
Optional Documents