ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY (SCSU), ST. CLOUD, MINNESOTA Position: Chamber Orchestra/Applied Cello/Lab Ensemble.

 Position:  Chamber Orchestra/Applied Cello/Lab Ensemble.  Seeking an outstanding musician and imaginative teacher for a full-time 18-month fixed-term non-probationary position for renewal.  Responsibilities:  Provide leadership in directing the chamber orchestra; to develop and teach the cello studio;  to organize and direct a lab ensemble dedicated to realizing new works written by student composers;  and to teach other courses as determined by department needs and candidate’s qualifications.  Recruit and retain quality students for the chamber orchestra, the overall strings program, and the lab ensemble.  Establish and maintain positive relationships with high school string programs in  the state.  Other assignments as determined by the department are possible.  Current needs include String Techniques and Pedagogy, Conducting, Class Piano, and a variety of liberal education courses including Introduction to Musical Concepts and Experiencing Live Music.  Qualifications:  (Required:)  Master’s degree in music.  Demonstrated accomplishment as a cellist.  Demonstrated accomplishment as a conductor.  Demonstrated performance experience in a variety of chamber ensembles.  (Preferred:)  DMA in conducting with significant experience as a cello performer and teacher, or DMA in cello performance with significant experience as an orchestral conductor.  ABD will be considered.  University-level teaching experience in applied cello and conducting.  NOTE:  Vacancies at SCSU are contingent on university budgets and funding.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Begin:  Jan. 13, 2014.  Deadline:  Review of applications begins on Nov. 18, 2013.  Apply ASAP.  Submit:  To apply, please follow the instructions at: (  An application must include the following:  Letter of Interest.  Resume.  Contact information for three current, professional references.  Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Video conducting a performance AND a rehearsal.  Video of a recital performance.  Videos must be posted to an online hosting site of the candidate’s choosing.  Candidates must provide link information in their letter of interest (DO NOT attempt to upload to the NeoGov account).  Contact Information may be obtained from Dr. Terry Vermillion, Department Chairperson, Department of Music, by e-mail:  <>.  Materials MAY NOT be sent by e-mail or mail to the department or committee chair.  Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization, which can be found at:  (  SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity.  To promote this endeavor, SCSU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans.


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