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Lecturer of Choral Conducting/Music Education - University of Tennessee School of Music

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Knoxville, TN
Position: Lecturer of Choral Conducting/Music Education
Deadline: April 7, 2023
Posted: March 6, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Nine-month, non-tenure-track, one-year appointment (possible renewal) beginning August 1, 2023. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. This faculty member will conduct choral ensembles, teach courses in choral music methods and conducting, coordinate and supervise course-related field experiences, and supervise student teachers. The successful candidate will maintain an active schedule of recruitment and guest conducting, provide workshops and actively participate in professional choral and music education organizations, develop regional and national visibility as an ensemble director and educator, and develop and maintain positive relationships with secondary school choral directors. The candidate will serve as the Interim Associate Director of Choral Activities and assist the Director of Choral Activities in student recruitment and organizational aspects of the university choral program. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. This position is a critical blend between choral conducting and choral music education.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Qualifications: Doctorate or ABD required. Successful collegiate experience preferred. At least three years of successful public school experience and a commitment to teacher training are
required. Ability to teach courses in choral music education. Demonstrated abilities in organization, and communicating and working effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues in the field. Commitment to preparing high quality pre-service music educator in a vibrant, collaborative, and collegial teaching and learning environment.

Preferred Qualifications: An ability to lead ensembles outside the western art tradition highly desirable.

Contact Information

Upload via Interfolio ( a letter of application, three current (within last 12 months) confidential letters of recommendation, secure link (or equivalent) to an online source which includes a rehearsal segment, classroom teaching segment, as well as a performance segment representing diverse genres and musical styles, and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.