Assistant/Associate Professor - Director Of Concert Bands

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Feb 03, 2022
Feb 08, 2023
Full Time
Assistant/Associate Professor - Director of Concert BandsThe Dewberry School of Music of George Mason University, one of the most diverse institutions in American higher education, seeks a dynamic Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as Director of Concert Bands, starting August 2022. This is a full-time tenure-track 9-month position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits package provided. 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 Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities: Duties include conducting the Mason Wind Symphony and Mason Symphonic Band/Chamber Winds and recruitment activities. Additionally, responsibilities include advising and teaching graduate level wind band conducting students and/or related academic classes. The successful candidate will mentor future music educators, performers, and conductors and engage fully in the academic and artistic life of the Dewberry School, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), the University, and the community. Required Qualifications:Doctorate in Music; and Evidence of successful wind ensemble conducting, teaching, and recruiting at the university level. Preferred Qualifications:Exceptional artist-teacher with demonstrated experience working with wind ensembles in various genres and styles; andAbility to mentor and advise doctoral students in conducting.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and submit the following materials: (1) a detailed letter of application, (2) a full curriculum vitae, (3) names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references, (4) videos of performances and rehearsals with university concert bands or other relevant ensembles, and (5) a diversity statement that describes the candidate's experiences, commitment, and goals in regards to incorporating an understanding of diversity and multiculturalism in recruitment, artistic programming, teaching, and mentoring.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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