Assistant Professor, Choral Conducting

  • University of Minnesota Morris
  • Morris, MN, USA
  • Apr 09, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

The University of Minnesota Morris seeks a specialist in Choral Conducting with an interest in teaching at a small, residential, liberal arts college that has been recognized nationally for its high academic quality. Doctorate in conducting or a related field preferred; ABDs or MA/MM/MMEs will be considered. Candidates with their doctorate by date of appointment will be appointed as lecturer/assistant professor, an ABD or MA/MM/MME will be appointed as teaching specialist. At least one year of college teaching experience is preferred. Evidence of excellence in teaching is essential. 

The responsibilities of this position include: leading the UMN Morris Concert Choir and small vocal ensembles; teaching courses in choral conducting and literature; teaching voice lessons; and offering other courses in music, such as arranging, diction, musicianship, vocal techniques, or an introductory course, consistent with the needs of the university and one's qualifications and experience. 

Applications must be submitted online at Please submit the following documents online: a current resume/curriculum vitae, a cover letter/letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation written within the last three years. Additional materials, such as video recordings of conducting, may be requested of candidates. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 22 and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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