Visiting Assistant Professor of Music/Postdoctoral Resident Scholar (Chamber & Collaborative Music)

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Indiana, United States
$42,700.00 - $42,700.00
Dec 15, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates with experience in a broad range of vocal repertoire for a two-year, full-time post-doctoral position as collaborative pianist for the academic years 2021-22 and 2022-23.  Duties will be flexible, depending on the interests and areas of expertise of the candidate, but will include individual and duo coaching of both recital and operatic repertoire, preparing and performing with students, and coordinating projects with visiting artists. The successful candidate may teach a course in song literature during each semester of their appointment. Personal projects will result in public performances by the participants.  This position is in the Chamber and Collaborative Music Department at the Jacobs School of Music.

Qualifications: A completed doctorate in collaborative piano, or equivalent training in an academic institution outside the United States, is required at the time of appointment; consideration will be given to applicants with a doctoral degree in piano performance if they have extensive collaborative experience. Candidates must have completed their training or have received the doctorate from an institution other than Indiana University no later than August 1, 2021, but no earlier than five years prior to their appointment. Candidates should possess comprehensive knowledge of lyric diction and be proficient in basic Italian, German and French. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of artistic accomplishment and technical keyboard skills, fluency in sight-reading, ability to coach pianists and singers, a lively intellectual and musical curiosity, and good organizational skills.

Salary and Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor; salary is $42,700 with an annual $2,000 research and travel budget, and eligibility for the health and retirement benefits available to all full‐time faculty.

Application: Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Special Instructions: A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae (to include experience in coaching pianists and singers), a document no more than two pages in length describing the applicant’s research/creative professional development goals, a complete repertoire list (both vocal and instrumental), and Web links to a minimum of three high-quality video recordings of live performances with a variety of singers and repertoire. An email with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of the reference providers immediately after the application is submitted. If you require assistance in completing the application, contact Cecilia Bass at (812) 855-5541 or

For Best Consideration Date: January 15, 2021

Expected Start Date: August 1, 2021

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