Lecturer Position in Symphony Orchestra
University of California Irvine
United States

Temporary Lecturer Position - Symphony Orchestra Conductor

Job #JPF06583
  • Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Music

Recruitment Period

Open January 29th, 2021 through Monday, Mar 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

University of California, Irvine, Department of Music

Call for applications for temporary teaching position:
Symphony Orchestra Conductor

Seeking a symphony orchestra conductor to teach the UCI Symphony course in spring quarter 2021. Candidates should possess a Bachelor's and Master’s degree in Music as well as a minimum of 5 years of experience conducting professional and/or collegiate orchestras. Additionally, the successful candidate should demonstrate experience in opera and an ability to teach the essential elements of orchestral practices as they relate to opera and ballet performances.
Due to COVID restrictions, all classes will be conducted online.

Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree in music and a significant and visible record of activity conducting professional and/or collegiate orchestras.

Duties of the instructor include teaching two three-hour lecture/rehearsal sessions each week and preparing students for concerts or exams related to the subjects discussed during the quarter, as well as assisting with the preparation of music for UCI Opera's spring production of The Mask in the Mirror. Duties also include completing mandatory online training required of all UC employees.

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreements.

How to apply:
Applications must be submitted online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06583.

Interested applicants must complete submission of documents by March 1, 2021 to be considered.

Completed applications will consist of a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement outlining past and/or potential contributions toward diversity; a statement of teaching; sample course syllabi; and a list of three references (contact information only).

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Please indicate your area(s) of interest and feel welcome to include links to your work, including performances.
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • Sample course syllabus
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

Irvine, California

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