NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY -– Beginning August, 2014
TITLE: Artist Teacher of Violin and Chamber Music (Position #104283)
RANK and SALARY: Assistant (tenure track) or Associate Professor (with or without tenure),
POSITION SUMMARY: The String Division of the University of Maryland School of Music seeks a candidate with an established record of excellence in violin performance and teaching, having a graduate degree in performance or commensurate professional experience including strong credentials in chamber music performance and instruction. The successful candidate will: teach a full studio of violin students, recruit outstanding graduate and undergraduate students, mentor and advise students in all performance degree programs; coach chamber music and creatively contribute to the school’s unique chamber music program; perform at the School of Music and pursue a performance career at the national and international levels; pursue any other relevant creative activities or research interests; serve on faculty committees at the School, College and University levels; participate in national organizations and networking within the discipline; work in a collaborative and collegial community of faculty, staff, students and administration.
QUALIFICATIONS: The School of Music will consider applicants with a long and established record of teaching, recruiting and performing at the highest levels of the discipline, as well as applicants who present outstanding potential in these areas. An advanced degree in music or commensurate professional experience is preferred.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For best consideration, please apply by January 10, 2014. Review of submissions begins on that date and will continue until a successful candidate is named. Applications should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and names of at least three references with accompanying current contact information, including address, telephone, and E-mail. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE, at https://jobs.umd.edu; click on FACULTY and look for position 104283 **Please do not send any other supporting material until requested.
CAMPUS: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington D.C. and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers and non-profit organization is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship and full engagements in our community, the State of Maryland and in the world.
SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Located on the University of Maryland campus and a part of the College of Arts and Humanities, the School of Music is a dynamic arts community committed to cultivating and transforming musical traditions and preparing students for meaningful engagement with their art, their culture and the world community. The School of Music is an integral part of the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center – a premiere arts presenting venue and creative laboratory for professional artists, teachers and students – housed within a state-of-the-art complex with six performance venues, rehearsal rooms, production shops, classrooms, and the School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies, along with the Michele Smith Performing Arts Library.
Located just minutes from the Nation's Capital, the University is linked by mass transit to one of the most vital music scenes in the country. The region is home to two major symphony orchestras (National Symphony Orchestra and Baltimore Symphony) and numerous celebrated performance venues including the Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Smithsonian Museums, National Gallery, and the Corcoran and Kreeger Museums. In addition, world-class research facilities within minutes of the campus include the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, and the National Archives.
The University of Maryland, College Park actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.