Orchestra Conductor – Soochow University Suzhou, China

Orchestra Conductor – Soochow University
Suzhou, China

The Soochow University School of Music is seeking an experienced orchestral conductor and dedicated pedagogue to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Starting date: August 15, 2016

The successful candidate will help to establish and develop the University Symphony Orchestra and oversee the University orchestral activities; conduct the University Symphony Orchestra and teach conducting. Additional teaching duties may include collaborating in performance with faculty members and ensembles and teaching courses relevant to departmental needs and the candidates specialties. Candidates with experience in choral conducting are desirable.

Deadline for application: November 15, 2015 and until the position is filled.

Qualifications: A graduate degree in Orchestral Conducting is required or equivalent professional experience. The candidate must demonstrate the potential for a national and international reputation while at Soochow University. Candidates with prior university teaching and orchestral conducting experience are preferred.

Send via email: music_hr@suda.edu.cn

Conductor Search Committee, School of Music, Soochow University, Suzhou, China.

1) Letter of application

2) Detailed Curriculum Vitae along with 1-2 performance links

3) Three names of references, email and telephone numbers

Established in 2013 and set in the beautiful city of Suzhou, Jiangsu, the Soochow University School of Music offers world-class training in musical performance and scholarship with a unique blend of Chinese and Western influences. Students are taught in English by 23 full-time international faculty. New faculty members can expect a welcoming and collaborative environment in which to develop their individual performance and research profiles.

For detailed information regarding Soochow University and the School of Music, please visit: http://music.suda.edu.cn/


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