Univ of Michigan is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Music and Associate Director of Choirs, Department of Conducting.
Conduct University Choir (large choir comprised primarily of undergraduate vocal performance and choral music education majors) and conduct Men’s Glee Club (large and renowned male chorus comprised primarily of non-music majors). Work alongside the director of choirs and the graduate choral conductors to continue their work in fostering a diverse and inclusive choral program in the areas of repertoire, curriculum, personnel and community engagement. Other areas of conducting and teaching may include undergraduate choral conducting, choral conducting for graduate non-conducting majors and advanced undergraduate students, graduate choral literature, graduate score study, and other duties consistent with the candidate’s interests and expertise. The appointee will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence; create an innovative curriculum for a broad range of students of varied identities and backgrounds who seek to explore a range of educational opportunities and career pathways; recruit and retain students of exceptional promise; and develop and maintain a visible national and international profile as a conductor and a pedagogue. The appointee will also be expected to participate in faculty governance, attend faculty meetings and serve on faculty and university committees as appropriate.
Doctorate in choral conducting required; established reputation as conductor and teacher; demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities; experience with the programming of innovative repertoire including works by marginalized groups and living composers.
Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio. Please apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/91335. Required documents to be uploaded are: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and a list of at least five current references with contact information. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance situates diversity as a core value and is dedicated to promoting access, equity, and inclusion for all individuals. In your application, please include a statement that describes how your research, creative activities, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future will advance the School's commitments.
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