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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Music (Choral Conducting)

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Music (Choral Conducting)
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Jacobs School of Music
Position Summary

The Jacobs School of Music seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Choral Conducting. The successful candidate will possess demonstrable strengths as a choral scholar and musician, will be able to work effectively with faculty colleagues, and will be able to inspire gifted students in a highly competitive and professionally-oriented educational environment. Both junior and senior applications will be considered.
Responsibilities:
Teach choral repertoire classes for D.M. and M.M. choral conducting majors and minors; guide doctoral documents in choral music; create and grade D.M. qualifying exams and M.M. comprehensive exams for choral majors; mentor graduate student conducting recitals. Other responsibilities may include teaching related courses such as score reading for conductors; aural skills for graduate choral conductors; choral conducting at undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Responsibilities may also include conducting a chorus of undergraduate music majors in a least one performance each academic year. Participation in department activities and student recruitment, service on doctoral committees and on Jacobs School committees, is expected.

Basic Qualifications

D.M.A. or Ph.D. in choral conducting, musicology or a closely-related field, completed by the start date of the appointment (August 1, 2017), is required; commensurate professional experience will be given equal consideration. Applicants with demonstrated experience in teaching graduate students and successful experience as a choral conductor will be given first consideration. Senior applicants: documented accomplishments as a pedagogue or scholar in the field of choral music, with published books, articles and/or scholarly editions. Junior applicants: clear potential and an emerging national reputation as a choral scholar, teacher, and choral conductor.

Department Contact for Questions

Bettina Poulsen

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The search committee will consider both junior and senior applicants for a tenure-track appointment as either assistant, associate, or full professor.
Special Instructions

A complete application consists of a letter of application and curriculum vitae, along with contact information for three professional references. A message with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of your reference providers upon the submission of your application. Please do not send audio/video files or other materials until requested to do so. If you need help completing your application, contact Bettina K. Poulsen, (812) 855-5541, bpoulsen@indiana.edu.

For Best Consideration Date 11/15/2016
Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
OAA # 21610-01

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents