Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Conductor
POSITION: The School of Music at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications
for an Instrumental Conducting position with an open rank tenure-line faculty appointment
to begin August 1, 2020. IWU is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse
workforce, and the School of Music is committed to supporting a culturally and academically
diverse professoriate. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented
Illinois Wesleyan is a highly selective, undergraduate liberal arts university of
approximately 1650 students. The School of Music offers a comprehensive music program and is an accredited institutional member of
NASM. The successful applicant will direct the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble,
teach in an area of expertise, and contribute to the goals and mission of the School.
The successful applicant will also help with recruitment, advising, and service to
the School of Music and the University. The University and School of Music are committed
to the recruitment, inclusion, and success of an increasingly diverse student body.
Candidates are urged to highlight any experience or background that may help them
contribute to these goals in their application materials.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SALARY: Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in Music by
August 2020, or commensurate experience, and have a record of distinguished and active teaching
and artistic or scholarly achievement. The successful candidate should demonstrate
effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate across the School. Salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. Materials received by December 6, 2019 will receive full consideration.
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, links
to thirty minutes of video (including rehearsal and performance clips), and three
current letters of recommendation (sent separately by their authors).
Materials should be sent (email preferred) to:
Dr. Franklin Larey, Director and Professor, Search Committee Chairperson
School of Music
Illinois Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence. Details at https://www.iwu.edu/diversity/