Responsibilities: Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in music education, including string education; graduate courses in music education; and directing the Camerata Chamber Orchestra. The normal teaching load is 5 courses/year (2 one semester, 3 one semester). In addition to the teaching responsibilities, there is a substantial department service role that includes managing an ensemble, mentoring string music education students, recruiting for the orchestra and the music education program, and interfacing with local schools through guest clinics, observations, and the like. Initial appointment is for one year, and may be renewed for up to two additional one-year periods. Rank: Lecturer, non-tenure-track.
Requirements: Applicants must have at minimum A.B.D. status in a doctoral program in Music Education, demonstrated experience in orchestral conducting, a minimum of three years documented successful public school teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Preferred qualifications include a background in string pedagogy, college teaching experience, music technology, and receipt of doctorate by the date of appointment.
About the Department of Music at CWRU: The successful candidate for this position will add to a vibrant team of music scholars, artists, and educators. CWRU and The Cleveland Institute of Music cooperate in a Joint Music Program, providing students with the advantages of both a conservatory and a major research university. The two institutions share a campus setting in University Circle, together with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Music Settlement, and over twenty other cultural organizations. http://music.case.edu
Application: A letter of application that addresses teaching experience and philosophy of teaching, diversity statement, CV, scholarly writing sample, and recommendations from three referees should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/124480. The diversity statement should explain how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform your past and/or future professional experience (scholarship, teaching, service). Applications should be received by June 23, 2023 to receive full consideration.
After initial review, applicants may be requested to submit a video sample of recent teaching, a transcript of highest degree received, or both.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.