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Director of University Orchestra - Assistant Professor of Music

Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, PA
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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*Director of University Orchestra - Assistant Professor of Music*

*About Susquehanna:*

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

*Position Summary:*

Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor to start in August 2022. Responsibilities include serving as director of the University Orchestra, teaching a conducting course, and teaching in a secondary area dependent upon candidate qualifications and departmental need. The successful candidate will participate fully in department activities, including recruiting students, hearing auditions, and attending recitals and concerts.

*Required Qualifications:*

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in instrumental conducting (ABD considered) and at least one of the following qualifications in a secondary area: a degree in music education and at least three years of public school teaching experience; demonstrated success teaching theory and/or ear training in a classroom setting; demonstrated ability to teach in an applied instrumental area of departmental need. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates is required as is ongoing scholarly and/or creative productivity and institutional service, including outreach and recruiting activities, especially in the public schools.

*Preferred Qualifications:*

*Special Instructions to the Applicant:*

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, repertoire list of pieces conducted, representative recent concert programs, links to relevant performances (30 minutes minimum total), rehearsals (20 minutes minimum total), a statement on how you will contribute to the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion and three letters of recommendation online at []( Any inquiries should be sent to Dr. David Steinau, music department head, at []( Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021.

*Benefits Eligible:* Yes

*Number of Months:* 9 months

*Other Number of Months:*

*Full-Time/Part-Time:* Full Time

*Work Schedule/Hours per Week:*

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*Closing Date:*

*Open Until Filled:* No

*Anticipated Start Date:*

*Posting Number:* F00123

*To apply, visit [](*
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