Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance Director of Orchestral Studies

Temple University

Boyer College of Music and Dance

NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY

Instrumental Music

POSITION: Full-time senior appointment in Instrumental Music – Director of Orchestral Studies

RANK/SALARY: Associate/Full Professor, tenure track appointment in Instrumental Studies

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as Director of Orchestra; conduct concerts and tours; prepare and conduct major orchestra performances in professional venues and recordings; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in instrumental conducting, or other topics related to the candidate’s expertise; advise students; cultivate and maintain relationships with professional associations and schools to facilitate visibility and recruitment; maintain visible professional profile; engage in appropriate service to the College, the University, and the profession.

QUALIFICATIONS: Outstanding artistic accomplishments as an orchestral conductor. Significant experience conducting orchestras and outstanding orchestral repertoire. Ability to inspire gifted students. Established reputation as a conductor and/or teacher with a consistent record of creativity and/or scholarship. Earned graduate degree in conducting preferred.

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall 2015

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begins August 1, 2014; continues until position is filled. Mail, e-mail, or fax a letter of application and current curriculum vitae to address below:

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED. Prepare to send the following additional materials if requested at a later date:

3 confidential letters of recommendation directly from the referee
3 additional names of references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses
video recording of the candidate in orchestra rehearsal and performance, varied styles and genre encouraged
CD recording of the candidate’s orchestra performances

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

Professor Terell Stafford

Committee Chair

ATTN Florence Brown Palmore

Temple University

Tyler School of Art

13th and Norris Sts.

Philadelphia, PA 19122

e-mail: palmore@temple.edu

Phone: 215-204-8097; Fax 215-777-3385

Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance is located on the University’s main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. It enrolls approximately 350 undergraduate and 350 graduate students who are served by over 50 full-time faculty and approximately 100 affiliate faculty. Degree programs combine the best conservatory training with rigorous academic grounding in a comprehensive range of concentrations.

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

WOMEN AND MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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