Associate Professor, Adjunct, or Professor in the Practice of Violin

Yale School of Music
Connecticut, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 16, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

APPOINTMENT: Associate Professor, Adjunct, or Professor in the Practice of Violin beginning fall semester, 2021, with an initial appointment of three to five years, depending on qualifications. Appointment renewable with review during the penultimate year. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is full-time and includes all faculty benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate violin performance students, coach chamber music ensembles, and teach in the String Seminar; maintain a professional, international profile that reflects the career of a distinguished teacher/performer; and contribute as a faculty member to all facets of the string area and the School of Music.

QUALIFICATIONS: Proven national/international and distinction as a performing artist and pedagogue.  Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the graduate level, and the ability to attract and recruit gifted graduate students.  

THE SCHOOL:  The Yale School of Music, a graduate professional school within Yale University, is a worldwide leader in educating the creative musicians and cultural leaders of tomorrow. It is the only school of music in the Ivy League and has 40% international enrollment.  Degrees offered in music are:  Master of Music, Master of Musical Arts, Doctor of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma, and Certificate in Performance. 

THE UNIVERSITY:  Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations. Yale’s reach is both local and international. It partners with its hometown of New Haven, Connecticut to strengthen the city’s community and economy. And it engages with people and institutions across the globe in the quest to promote cultural understanding, improve the human condition, delve more deeply into the secrets of the universe, and train the next generation of world leaders.

APPLICATIONS:  Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2021. Interested candidates must complete an online application via Interfolio at . Applications must include a letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of reference from outside Yale (uploaded directly to the Interfolio site), 3-5 audio and/or video performance selections and a statement of teaching philosophy. For more information, contact

EEO STATEMENT: Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.