The College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a
distinguished teacher and performer of violin for our string
program! This full-time faculty appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor will commence in August of 2022. We are seeking
someone whose approach to teaching and performing is innovative,
diverse, and entrepreneurial.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The College of Music strives to be a community whose excellence is
premised on diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek candidates who
share this dedication. The warm and collegial climate of the string
area and College of Music as a whole reflects the genuine respect
among faculty and the unified goal of providing a nurturing and
encouraging environment for the students.
The College of Music
, home to the Grammy
award-winning Takács String Quartet, supports six full-time string
faculty members and one harp instructor. Comprising 40 graduate and
60 undergraduate string majors, the String Department offers studio
instruction, chamber music coaching, and courses in string
pedagogy, orchestral repertoire, and non-jazz improvisation for
strings to students pursuing the following music degrees: BA, BM in
Performance, BME, MM in Performance and in Performance/Pedagogy,
DMA in Performance, and Artist Diplomas in Solo, Chamber Music, and
Orchestral Performance. The College of Music also supports an
Artist Diploma in String Quartet Performance for pre-professional
quartets. The College of Music has a strong early music program and
a strong new music program.
The College of Music
offers degree programs
in Performance, Conducting, Jazz Studies, Composition, Theory,
Musicology, and Music Education. CU Boulder is located in one of
the most picturesque and desirable geographic locations in the
country, within easy driving distance of a major metropolitan area
and the Rocky Mountains.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Teach applied violin and related courses in the string area,
including chamber music coaching; participate in regional and
national recruiting; maintain an active creative career; serve on
graduate committees and supervise graduate theses and projects;
student advising, and other College and University service
activities as appropriate. The final assignment of duties will be
based on the needs of the department and the expertise of the
What You Should Know
This is an appointment at the Assistant Professor level,
All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply
with the campus COVID-19 vaccine
. New employees must provide proof of vaccination
or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of
What We Can Offer
Annual Salary Range is $68,000-$75,000.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
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What We Require
An established record of excellence in college teaching and
An earned doctorate in Violin Performance or related field, or the
equivalent in professional experience is required.
What We Would Like You To Have
The College of Music encourages candidates whose approach to
teaching and performing are innovative, diverse, and
The following application materials are to be submitted online at
1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae.
2. Cover Letter.
3. A short essay (no more than 1 page) that addresses the following
statement: "Our unit recognizes that our mission is strengthened by
contributions from varied perspectives. Describe what your
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion looks like in
4. Online link(s) to recent, live performance recordings. Large
files will be accepted in lieu of links, but are not preferred.
a) Several unedited recordings of recent, live performances are
required as part of your application. Links to the recordings or a
single link to your portfolio is preferred. (If you are unable to
supply links with your application, you have the option to upload a
large file. If you have difficulties uploading the file, please
contact Ingrid Arran at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate the
receipt of the recordings.) Incomplete applications will not be
Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested at a later
Applications received by October 15, 2021 will receive full
consideration. Position will be posted until filled.
For questions, please contact: Professor Chas Wetherbee, Chair,
Violin Search Committee, charles.wetherbee@Colorado.EDU.
Posting Contact Information
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