Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities)
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
General Summary of Responsibilities: The Department of Music in the College of the Arts seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, conducting choral ensembles, teaching conducting and choral literature, and recruiting for the choral and voice areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to prepare major choral works with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. Faculty members are expected to make substantive contributions to the Department including mentoring, departmental and university service, and community service. The Department of Music is made up of 27 full-time faculty and six part-time instructors. It offers a comprehensive music program whose faculty and students present over 150 performances a year. The Department is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information contact Dr. Doug Farwell, [email protected]; 229-333-5804.
Required Qualifications: DMA in Choral Conducting or PhD in Music Education. Experience conducting collegiate choirs. Demonstrated activity in the field of choral conducting on regional and national levels. A demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship. A commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation. Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.
Education, Experience, and Certification/License Qualifications:
Special Applicant Instructions: Please submit video or links to video recordings of your conducting, including work with small ensembles, large ensembles, orchestra, as well as a 10-15 minute rehearsal video. If degree requirements will be met by start date please select ABD and list expected completion date.