WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (WU), SALEM, OREGON Position: Director of University Chamber Orchestra.

Position:  Director of University Chamber Orchestra.  Responsibilities:  Conduct and administer the University Chamber Orchestra, teach in the University’s general education program, participate in department and University service, maintain an on-going program of scholarship and/or creative professional activity.  Additional teaching responsibilities will include courses from the music major core as related to the successful candidate’s background and experience.  Qualifications:  Earned doctorate in music.  Demonstrated accomplishment as an orchestra conductor.  Proven success in recruiting students and in maintaining positive relationships with K-12 music teachers.  Active professional engagement in scholarship, musical creation, and/or performance.  Begin:   August 11, 2014;  classes begin Aug. 26, 2014.  Deadline:  Review of applications is ongoing;  position is open until filled;  apply ASAP.  Submit:  All applicants must apply online, at (http://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/868).  Applicants will be asked to upload the following materials:  Letter of application ; as part of your letter of application,  please address your teaching philosophy and provide a concise overview of your scholarly or creative agenda.  Curriculum vitae.  Unofficial copy of graduate transcripts, please upload as one file (official transcripts will be required before hiring).  Three recent letters of recommendation, which will be requested via e-mail by Human Resources.  Send to:  (http://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/868).  Contact:  By phone:  503-370-6210;  by e-mail:  <human-resources@willamette.edu>.  Rank:  Assist Professor.  Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience as determined by the CLA Faculty Index for an Assistant Professor.  This position is eligible for the University’s generous benefit package that includes:  medical/dental insurance, contribution of 10% of gross base pay from the University in exchange for a mandatory contribution of 1% by the employee, tuition remission, and moving expense reimbursement.  Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities,  WU is committed to recruiting  and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body; and seeks candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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