Lecturer in Music (Specialty Clarinet)

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-03-15
Req: R0004102

The University of Virginia's McIntire Department of Music seeks applications for a Lecturer in Clarinet starting in the 2019-2020 Academic Year, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019. This is a half-time position and duties include: performing as the Principal Clarinet in the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia, coaching orchestra clarinet sectionals, performing in the Albemarle Ensemble faculty woodwind quintet, coaching a chamber music ensemble, and additional teaching and performance duties. The Lecturer in Clarinet will also develop a studio of primarily undergraduate clarinet students (approximately 10) and these private lessons are compensated beyond the half-time salary. Many other performance opportunities are also available to Performance Faculty.

The UVA Music Department supports a vibrant performance program featuring a wide range of ensembles such as new music, jazz, wind ensemble, and many more. In addition the Department offers innovative programs in Composition and Computer Technologies, and Critical and Comparative Studies. We are very interested in attracting excellent orchestral performance colleagues who can also interact with these areas of the Department in some way. For more information about the department please visit http://music.virginia.edu/.

Applicants must have a Master's degree in music by the date of appointment; a Doctorate in music is preferred. Successful teaching and recruiting experience at the university level and evidence of significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer is desired. Candidates should be comfortable teaching students of varying skill levels (music majors and non-majors), and teaching a range of classical and modern techniques and repertoire.


Upload the following materials at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (Requisition number R0004102):

  • a cover letter of interest describing performance and teaching experience
  • a curriculum vitae
  • contact information for three references who would be able to submit a letter of
    recommendation upon request.

In addition, please send representative live recordings (audio only) of three contrasting pieces to Kim Turner via downloadable link (Dropbox, Hightail, etc.) to [email protected] or by physical mail on CD to Department of Music, PO Box 400176, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176.

FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for Requisition number R0004102.

Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2019, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For information about the position or application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty search advisor, [email protected]  

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area.  To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/  For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 3/17/2019
Application Due: 5/21/2019
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