Director of Orchestral Studies

Emory Department of Music Director of Orchestral Studies

September 26, 2018

The Department of Music at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, invites applications for a lecture track position at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer, hire date August 1, 2019. Responsibilities include building and maintaining a quality undergraduate orchestral studies program, conducting the Emory University Symphony Orchestra, and teaching relevant courses. Additional responsibilities include coordinating applied lessons in the string area and active recruiting. The lecture track at Emory is a parallel track to the tenure track; it is designed for faculty whose professional focus is on teaching and performance. In the performance area the Director of Jazz Studies, the Director of Wind Studies, and the Director of Vocal Studies are lecture-track positions.

Qualifications:  Doctorate preferred or Masters with comparable experience. A commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate majors and non-majors is essential.

Application should include: 1) Letter of Application. Emory University is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. In your cover letter or in a separate statement, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.  2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Up to 15 minutes of rehearsal footage with contrasting material, footage to be sent as a video link; 4) Up to 15 minutes of performance footage, footage to be sent as a video link; 5) Statement of commitment to teaching; 6) Three confidential letters of recommendation. Submit all materials to the following link:

The application deadline is December 1, 2018.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.