Visiting Asst Prof, Music-Orchestra Conductor University of Tampa – Tampa, FL

The Department of Music, in the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa is pleased to invite applications for term position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music- Orchestra Conductor to begin August 2014. The University is a rapidly growing private; liberal arts based institution of 7,200 students located in downtown Tampa. 

Responsibilities include:
1. Continued development of the student/community orchestra program and chamber music ensembles. 
2. Recruit students for the orchestra and music degree programs. 
3. Provide leadership for the string area. 
4.Teach additional music courses and applied music in area of expertise according to the needs of the music department. 

The successful candidate with have:
1. Master’s degree required, Ph.D. or D.M.A. preferred. 
2. Evidence of successful teaching at the secondary and/or college level. 
3. Demonstrable success at program development are strong expectations. 

Additional Information:
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized comprehensive, private university that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. Located in the heart of one of the most dynamic commercial regions of Florida, the University has been providing education, training, and leadership skills to the Tampa Bay community through unique partnerships with business, government, the arts, and cultural entities for over 70 years. The University offers more than 150 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 12 master’s programs. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, a residentially based educational experience, a commitment to an international focus, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University is growing and enrolls approximately 7200 students from 50 states and 136 countries. 

The College of Arts and Letters embraces the disciplines within the fine and performing arts and the humanities in the departments of Art, Communication, English and Writing, Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, and Speech, Theatre and Dance. While students may select from liberal and high-quality professional majors, the College emphasizes the relationship between majors and areas of inquiry. The College presents a range of public events as well from art exhibitions in the Scarfone-Hartley Gallery, to theatre and dance productions in the historic Falk Theatre, to musical events in the stunning venues in Plant Hall. The College has developed numerous partnering relationships with the outstanding artistic and cultural organizations throughout the Tampa Bay area, and globally including opportunities for its students and faculty to work collaboratively in venues like Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, and other cultural and community venues. Students in the College have studied culture in Cuba, Theatre and Film in Prague, all through these partnering activities. The scholarly Tampa University Press and the literary journal, the Tampa Review both call this College their home. 

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter (applicants are requested to include link(s) in your cover letter showing a demonstration of your conducting in performance and rehearsal) and current curriculum vitae. 

Required Background Checks for Selected Candidate 


Posting Date:

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled 

Application Types Accepted 

Faculty Application 

Posting Number:
University of Tampa


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