Cornell University

Teaching Job
Ithaca, NY USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 11/30/2020




The Department of Music at Cornell University invites applications for a 2/3-time Visiting Lecturer position in Choral Programs for the period January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The Visiting Lecturer will conduct the Chorus ( and Glee Club ( on an interim basis. The Cornell University Chorus is an auditioned treble choir, and the Cornell University Glee Club is an auditioned tenor/bass choir. The choirs have a proud history of touring, commissioning, and performing at the highest levels, appearing in concerts both separately and together. The ideal candidate will possess experience with the creative programming of repertoire associated with these types of ensembles. In addition to excellent musical skills, the successful candidate will demonstrate high-level management and communication skills while fostering a healthy culture of student leadership.

The Visiting Lecturer will work closely with Stephen Spinelli in the management of the choral programs.

Minimum qualifications: Master of Music degree (Doctorate preferred) with experience teaching college-level choral ensembles. Proficiency with teaching classes on Zoom as well as in person. Applications must be submitted electronically by November 30, 2020 to Academic Jobs Online at and will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the position to be filled in the month of December.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion (, short video submissions of both rehearsal and performance footage (maximum 15 minutes in length), and three letters of recommendation. The position starts January 1, 2021 and classes start February 9, 2021.

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