Responsibilities: Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in vocal/choral music education methods and directing the Case Concert Choir and an additional ensemble. Other duties, dependent on qualifications and departmental needs, may include directing an additional ensemble or teaching additional undergraduate and graduate courses. The teaching load is 5 courses/year (2 one semester, 3 one semester). In addition to the teaching responsibilities, there is a substantial department service role that includes managing ensembles, mentoring choral music education students, recruiting for the choir and the music education program, and interfacing with local schools through guest clinics, observations, and the like. Initial appointment is for one year, and may be renewed for up to two additional one-year periods. Rank: Lecturer, non-tenure-track.
Requirements: Applicants must have at minimum A.B.D. status in a doctoral program in Music Education, demonstrated experience in choral conducting, a minimum of three years documented successful public school teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Preferred qualifications include: a background in vocal pedagogy; college teaching experience; and receipt of doctorate by the date of appointment.
About the Department of Music at CWRU: The successful candidate for this position will add to a vibrant team of music scholars, artists, and educators. CWRU and The Cleveland Institute of Music cooperate in a Joint Music Program, providing students with the advantages of both a conservatory and a major research university. The two institutions share a campus setting in University Circle, together with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Music Settlement, and over twenty other cultural organizations. http://music.case.edu
Application: A letter of application, diversity statement, CV, scholarly writing sample, and recommendations from three referees should be submitted at https://apply.interfolio.com/85039. The diversity statement should explain how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform your past and/or future professional experience (scholarship, teaching, service). Applications should be received by July 1, 2021 to receive full consideration.
After initial review, applicants may be requested to submit a video sample of recent teaching, a transcript of highest degree received, or both.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.