Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's McIntire Department of Music invites applications for a Visiting Instructor/Interim Director of Choral Music (sabbatical replacement) position for the Spring 2019 semester only, beginning January 2019. Primary duties include instructing and conducting the University Singers and UVA Chamber Singers, running auditions and recruitment efforts, programming concerts, overseeing the Reunions Alumni sing, and providing administrative, as well as artistic leadership for the groups' activities, in collaboration with the student officers. Additional departmental service is not required as part of this position.
Review of applications will begin on November 23, 2018 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applicants must have a Masters degree in conducting. A doctorate or ABD preferred. Previous teaching/conducting experience at the university level or equivalent professional experience is desirable.
The salary is based on a standard rate of per-class compensation ($6,000/class) for a total of $12,000.
To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile though Jobs@UVA (http://jobs.virginia.edu/), search on posting number 0624426, and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing conducting and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae including a list of works conducted, and contact information for three references.
Please also send recent video recordings showing 25-30 minutes total of rehearsal and performance conducting. Web links to performances may be sent by email to Kim Turner, firstname.lastname@example.org, or DVDs may be sent by mail to Choral Search, 112 Old Cabell Hall, PO Box 400176, Charlottesville, VA 22904.
Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVA should be directed to Kim Turner, email@example.com, (434) 924-3052.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_85964
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