Director of Strings, Associate or Assistant Term Professor

Fairfax, VA
Feb 23, 2017
May 18, 2017
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Director of Strings, Associate or Assistant Term Professor

The George Mason University School of Music invites applications for the position of Director of Strings, beginning Fall 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: This is a full-time assistant or associate term applied faculty artist teacher position with appropriate salary and benefits. Primary responsibilities of the incumbent include applied teaching of graduate and undergraduate music majors within the School of Music, and recruitment of orchestral string students. Additional responsibilities may include teaching string pedagogy courses, coaching string chamber music, or conducting string sectionals for the Mason Symphony Orchestra.

As Director of Strings, the successful artist teacher will be responsible for recruiting as well as developing and coordinating the orchestral strings area in cooperation with the Director of Orchestral Studies.

Required Qualifications * Masters degree in music; * Distinguished record of teaching and artistry; * Commitment to recruitment and developing relationships with area music educators; * Demonstrated success with teaching in the contexts of a liberal arts university; and * Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualification * Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree.

This position is pending budgetary approval from the university. The start date will be August 14, 2017.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F140Az at, complete and submit the online application, and upload a cover letter and CV. Three confidential letters of recommendation must also be submitted for the application to be considered complete. Please have recommendations sent to:

George Mason University School of Music Attn: Molly Baldovin 4400 University Drive, MSN 3E3 Fairfax, VA 22030

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