Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Music (Orchestral Conducting)

Indiana University at Bloomington
February 19, 2023
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Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Music (Orchestral Conducting)

Appointment Status Tenure Department IU Bloomington Orchestral Conducting Position Summary

The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured position in the Department of Orchestral Conducting. The successful candidate will have a national/international reputation and demonstrated ability as a conductor in both the symphonic and operatic repertoire, and will be able to attract highly talented graduate orchestral conducting students to the school and prepare them for careers in a wide variety of settings. The Jacobs School presents a minimum of five fully-staged opera productions, one musical, three ballets, and over twenty orchestra concerts annually, with a full-time faculty of two orchestra conductors plus guests.

Responsibilities will include conducting concerts with the Jacobs School orchestras and operas in the IU Opera and Ballet Theater; teaching graduate courses in conducting, symphonic/operatic literature, and other related courses; and supervising graduate student associate instructors who conduct the All-Campus Orchestra, coordinate the Conductor's Lab Orchestra, and serve as assistant conductors for every orchestral performance. For junior candidates: assist the Chair of the Orchestral Conducting Department in all creative and administrative aspects of the department; for senior candidates: serve as chair of the department on a rotational basis with tenured faculty in the Orchestral Conducting Department. Participation in department meetings, recruitment, auditions, doctoral advisory committees, and other departmental activities is required; service on Jacobs School committees is expected.

Basic Qualifications

Conductor with a growing (for junior applicants) or established (for senior applicants) national/international reputation, broad professional experience, and demonstrated ability as a conductor of the operatic and symphonic repertoire, with extensive knowledge of the literature. Ability to work successfully with advanced university-level conductors, instrumentalists, and singers required. Master's degree in music or related field required; comparable professional experience will also be considered.

Department Contact for Questions

Cecilia Bass (812) 855-5541 [email protected]

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank This is an open-rank search and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Special Instructions

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, and email addresses for each of three professional references. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their programming, recordings, teaching, mentoring, and/or community engagement. An email message with instructions about uploading letter of reference will be sent automatically to each of your reference providers immediately after you submit your completed application. Please do not send other materials until requested to do so. If you need help completing your application, please contact Cecilia Bass, Assistant to the Executive Associate Dean, (812) 855-5541 [email protected]

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate's eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

For Best Consideration Date 11/07/2022 Expected Start Date 08/01/2023 OAA # IU-100148-2022

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