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 groups. 


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

(309) 556-3015

Email: flarey@iwu.edu


Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence.  Details at https://www.iwu.edu/diversity/