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Martin Endowed Professor of Piano (Professor of Practice)

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Position Details

Title Martin Endowed Professor of Piano (Professor of Practice)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU South Bend Music
Position Summary

Indiana University South Bend commences a search for the Martin Endowed Professor of Piano in the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts.

The Professorship will be a three-year, non-tenure track position with the possibility of renewal and will be guided by the Indiana University policy as a Professor of Practice (

A candidate should be a high profile performer demonstrated by either their (1) engagement as a soloist with symphonies, (2) performance as a solo recitalist, (3) performances with chamber ensembles, (4) accompanist for major artists, and/or other attributes.

The duties of the Martin Endowed Professor will be:

-To recruit and maintain an active teaching studio
-Perform locally;
-Provide local master classes; and,
-Continue a schedule of national and international touring balanced with substantial presence on the IU South Bend campus and in South Bend area.

The search will commence immediately with an appointment to begin the fall of 2018. Selected candidates will be named Artists in Residence as part of The Martin Family Fellowship Piano Residencies during this period. A residency will be for one week.

During the residency the candidates will complete the following:

-Offer masterclasses to current and potential piano students;
-Perform a public recital;
-Provide a symposium on accompanying, career development, chamber music, and pedagogy on the campus to students and the general public;
-Work with other ensembles where appropriate (Jazz, dance, musical theater, new and electronic music); and,
-Give a presentation at the Music Student’s Friday Convocation.

Each Artist-in-Residence will meet with the music faculty, senior administration, and community members. A stipend will be paid for each residency along with travel and housing.

Indiana University South Bend – As the largest regional campus of Indiana University, IU South Bend’s history is a mix of tradition and innovation. It was established in 1916, with its first classes held in downtown South Bend at Central High School. In 1961, IU South Bend moved to its current campus location along the St. Joseph River.

As part of the IU South Bend mission of fulfilling the promise of excellence and helping students succeed with a quality education and affordable degree in Indiana, every decade has seen expansion and addition of new facilities to offer a robust academic and campus life. More than 7,500 students attend IU South Bend, coming to the University from Indiana and nearby Michigan, as well as nationally and internationally. There are nearly 300 full-time faculty members, who provide students more personal attention due to the smaller student to professor ratios, but with the same well-known and respected Indiana University degree. (
The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts is the only School of the Arts in the Indiana University system. It is celebrating 25 years as a center for arts and culture in South Bend. It houses the areas of music, theater/dance, fine arts, communication studies, and integrated new media studies. IU South Bend is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. More information may be found at

Residencies will commence in the fall of 2017 and continue through the spring of 2018.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should be an experienced teacher as demonstrated by:
-University appointments;
-Experience with public masterclasses;
-Record of student achievement; and,
-Acknowledgement of pedagogical methods.

Department Contact for Questions

Search Committee Chair, Dean Marvin Curtis (Dean, Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts) at

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Competitive
Special Instructions

-at URL attach a list of links to performances
-at VIDEO attach a video of a performance (optional)
-at OTHER attach a video of a performance (optional)
-at OTHER2 attach a video of a performance (optional)
-at OTHER3 attach any other documentation you feel would be of benefit to your application

For Best Consideration Date 04/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # SB-2017003

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
  4. URL
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Other 2
  3. Other 3
  4. Video