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Visiting Assistant Professor, Jacobs School of Music, Collaborative Piano (Instrumental)

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A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae (to include experience in coaching pianists and singers), a document no more than two pages in length describing the applicant’s research/creative professional development goals, a complete repertoire list (both vocal and instrumental), and Web links to a minimum of three high-quality video recordings of live performances with a variety of singers and repertoire. 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. If you require assistance in completing the application, contact Phyllis Bond at (812) 855-5541 or bpfranz@indiana.edu.

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Position Details

Title Visiting Assistant Professor, Jacobs School of Music, Collaborative Piano (Instrumental)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Jacobs School of Music
Position Summary

The IU JSoM seeks a candidate for a two-year, full-time Post-Doctoral Resident Scholar position as collaborative pianist/coach with experience in a broad range of instrumental repertoire (strings, woodwinds, brass ) for the academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19. Duties of the position will be flexible, but will include performing with students, faculty and guest artists, and coaching instrumental repertoire with individual students and with assigned student pianists and their instrumental partners. Resident Scholars will help coordinate, organize and coach repertoire-based projects each semester, involving piano performance majors, collaborative piano majors and students from varied instrumental studios, culminating in public performances. Resident Scholars will be part of the new Chamber and Collaborative Music Department at the Jacobs School and will be an important part of the development of this new initiative.

Basic Qualifications

A completed doctorate in collaborative piano, or equivalent training in an academic institution outside the United States, is required at the time of appointment; consideration will be given to applicants with a doctoral degree in piano performance if they have exceptional experience in collaborative activity, both as performer and coach. Candidates must have completed their training or have received the doctorate from an institution other than Indiana University no later than May 31, 2017, but no earlier than five years prior to their appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of artistic accomplishment and technical keyboard skills, fluency in sight reading, ability to coach pianists and instrumentalists, a lively intellectual and musical curiosity, and good organizational skills. A substantial repertoire background in string collaboration is desirable, but the position will involve collaboration with and coaching of a variety of instruments.

Department Contact for Questions

Phyllis Bond at (812) 855-5541 or bpfranz@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Visiting Assistant Professor. Salary will be $42,700 with an annual $2,000 research and travel budget, and eligibility for the health and retirement benefits available to all Indiana University full-time faculty.
Special Instructions

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae (to include experience in coaching pianists and singers), a document no more than two pages in length describing the applicant’s research/creative professional development goals, a complete repertoire list (both vocal and instrumental), and Web links to a minimum of three high-quality video recordings of live performances with a variety of singers and repertoire. 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. If you require assistance in completing the application, contact Phyllis Bond at (812) 855-5541 or bpfranz@indiana.edu.

For Best Consideration Date 12/30/2016
Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
OAA # 21611-11

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

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