TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Position: Director of Choral Activities

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Position:  Director of Choral Activities.  Tenure-track.

Responsibilities:  Serve as Chair of the Choral Activities Department,

direct the university’s top choral ensembles, teach graduate and

undergraduate choral methods and conducting and graduate courses

related to the candidate’s expertise; create and maintain partner

relationships with area schools and teachers to facilitate

recruitment; advise students; direct graduate research/creativity;

maintain a  visible profile and active program of scholarly and

creative activities; and engage in appropriate service to the College

and University.  Qualifications:  The candidate must be an

accomplished teacher, skilled musician, and an experienced choral

conductor.  An exemplary record of teaching choral music and teaching

and directing choirs at the university level is expected.  The

candidate must demonstrate exemplary conducting abilities and a

current knowledge of choral methods.  A significant record of creative

activity is required.  Rank:  Full-time Associate or Full Professor in

the Choral Activities Department.  Salary:  Commensurate with

qualifications/experience.  Begin: July 1, 2010.  Deadline:  Review is

in progress; position is open until filled.  Submit:  A current

curriculum vitae.  At a later date (do not send until requested), the

following materials may be requested:  Letter of application, at least

three letters of reference and names of at least three additional

references with contact information (phone numbers, e-mail addresses).

DVD recording of choral rehearsal and performance, undergraduate and

graduate teaching, and supplementary materials.  Send to:  CV may be

mailed, e-mailed, or faxed to:  Mrs. Florence Palmore, Executive

Assistant to the Dean, Temple University, Boyer College of Music and

Dance, Rock Hall–Office 103, 1715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA

19122; contact by phone: 215-204-8097; by fax: 215-204-5528; or by

e-mail:  <palmore@temple.edu>.  The University is an EO/AAEmployer.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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