Full-Time Lecturer (1 year contract) Director of String Activities/Orchestra Conductor/Violin: Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Full-Time Lecturer (1 year contract) Director of String Activities/Orchestra Conductor/Violin

Institution: Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute, IN
Category:
  • Faculty – Fine and Applied Arts – Music
Posted: 05/15/2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
 
Institution/Organization Name: Indiana State University School of Music
Academic Rank (if applicable): Lecturer of Music (one-year contract)
Position Title (if applicable): Director of String Activities/Orchestra/Violin
Salary or salary range per year: commensurate with experience
Please choose the category for this position: Higher Education (Tertiary Education)
Primary specialization: Orchestral Conducting/Violin
Secondary specialization (if applicable): Other responsibilities will be determined by qualifications, institutional needs, and preference, but may teaching courses in music education, music literature, or music theory.

Position Description: 
The Director of String Activities/Orchestra Conductor/Violin is a full-time one-year non-tenure track position in a school of music offering degrees in music education, music business, music performance, composition and liberal arts with approximately 200 undergraduate and graduate majors and minors. The Director of String Activities will (I) conduct the university orchestra and provide artistic and academic leadership to the orchestral program at ISU. (II) Teach violin, chamber music, and perform in the faculty string quartet. (III) Actively recruit outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to the orchestral program at ISU. The Director of String Activities shall maintain a professional artistic profile that reflects the career of an outstanding orchestra conductor. Other responsibilities will be determined by qualifications, institutional needs, and preference, but may include courses in music education, music literature, or theory. The normal teaching load will be 15 credit hours of course work per semester. Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and conducts its recruitment and hiring based solely upon job-related qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or citizenship status.

Required Qualifications:
 Successful teaching experience and a completed master of music degree are required, ABD or completed doctorate preferred.

Additional Requirements 

Date the position begins: 08/03/2014
Application Deadline: 6/1/2014
Open until filled: Yes

Materials to submit with application: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and phone numbers of five references, and unofficial transcripts of academic records online at (https://jobs.indstate.edu). The applicant should also send DVD recordings and/or links to videos of recent performances and have three current letters of recommendation (dated within the present calendar year) sent directly to: Scott Buchanan, Director of String Activities Search Committee, School of Music, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809.

Website or mailing address to send applications: https://jobs.indstate.edu DVDs and three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to: Scott Buchanan, Director of String Activities Search Committee, School of Music, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809.

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS Dr. Scott Buchanan,scott.buchanan@indstate.edu (812) 237-2748 Fax: (812) 237-3009 https://jobs.indstate.edu

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR CMS: Dr. Paul Bro paul.bro@indstate.edu (812) 237-2768 

Basic Purpose & Scope: n/a 

Responsibilities: The Director of String Activities will 
(I) conduct the university orchestra and provide artistic and academic leadership to the orchestral program at ISU. 
(II) Teach violin, chamber music, and perform in the faculty string quartet. 
(III) Actively recruit outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to the orchestral program at ISU. The Director of String Activities shall maintain a professional artistic profile that reflects the career of an outstanding orchestra conductor. 

Other responsibilities will be determined by qualifications, institutional needs, and preference but may include courses in music education, music literature, or theory. The normal teaching load will be 15 credit hours of course work per semester. 

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and phone numbers of five references, and unofficial transcripts of academic records online at (https://jobs.indstate.edu). 

The applicant should also send DVD recordings and/or links to videos of recent performances and have three current letters of recommendation (dated within the present calendar year) sent directly to: Scott Buchanan, Director of String Activities Search Committee, School of Music, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809. 

Required Education: Earned master in music degree in conducting or violin performance. 

Preferred Education: ABD or doctorate in orchestral conducting or violin performance.

Application Information

Contact: Indiana State University
Phone: 812-237-4114
Online App. Form: https://jobs.indstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=167279&jtsrc=www.hig heredjobs.com&jtrfr=www.peopleadmin.com&adorig=PA

 

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