Orchestra Conductor, Applied Violin/Viola – Colby College Waterville, Maine

Orchestra Conductor, Applied Violin/Viola – Colby College
Waterville, Maine

The Department of Music at Colby College invites applications for a combined position as orchestra conductor and Applied Music Associate in Violin/Viola (non-tenure-track):

The conducting portion will be a salaried, part-time (.4) position and the Violin/Viola portion will be compensated on a per-student basis. Duties will include conducting the college symphony orchestra (an
ensemble comprised of both students and paid professionals) and teaching weekly individual violin/viola lessons (currently about 15 students per semester.)

The position requires documented success in teaching, performing and conducting; a completed DMA/PhD or equivalent professional experience; and the ability to work with students, faculty, and college community in a small liberal arts environment. Effective date of employment is September
1, 2015. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a teaching statement. All materials should be submitted at:http://colby.slideroom.com/. Audio/video files or links to external files should also be uploaded to this site. Please do not send DVDs or CDs. Candidates should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be uploaded directly by their recommenders to the same address. Applications submitted by employment services such as Interfolio may be uploaded in the CV section of the application page.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veterans status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. For more information about the College please visit our website: www.colby.edu.

Questions about the position or application process should be directed to:
Prof. Jonathan Hallstrom
Chair, Music Dept.
Colby College

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