Symphony Orchestra Conductor | Assistant or Associate Professor of Music

Job description

The Conservatory of Music at Wheaton College (Illinois) invites application for its Symphony Orchestra Conductor.  This is a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Conservatory of Music, to begin August 2022. During the 2021-2022 academic year, up to four finalists will be invited to on-campus residencies in each rehearsing the orchestra and presenting a concert.   All candidates should have evidence of successful teaching experience, an earned doctorate or equivalent professional experience, and ability to teach conducting and in other areas.  Priority will be given to applicants with records of strong teaching, accomplished performance, and Christian faith.  

Start Date:  Fall 2022; Finalists to conduct during 2021-2022 season

Application deadline:  Review begins May 7, position remains open until filled

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

WHEATON COLLEGE is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body.  We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom.  For more information about Wheaton College visit




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Posted: 4/16/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time