The University of Virginia, McIntire Department of Music invites applications for a non-tenure track position in composition beginning Fall 2017. This is a three-year, non-renewable position at the rank of Assistant Professor, General Faculty. The anticipated start date of the position is July 25, 2017.
Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the Composition and Computer Technologies (CCT) program. The position will teach the equivalent of three courses each semester in the applicant's area of specialization. This position will also participate in the CCT Colloquium Series, TechnoSonics and Digitalis festivals, and to engage in the artistic and scholarly life of the Music Department and the University of Virginia.
The Cavalier Marching Band, a unit of the McIntire Department of Music in the College of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the part-time position of Marching Band Administrative and Events Assistant.
The Marching Band Administrative and Events Assistant provides administrative and event organization, coordination, and support necessary to ensure the success of Marching Band operations. The incumbent provides a professional interface between the Marching Band directors and students as well as multiple constituencies including the McIntire Department of Music faculty and staff, students, University administration, the Athletics department, alumni, parents, volunteers, donors, and community members. The administrative duties of the position include drafting correspondence, collating and formatting program notes, communicating information to the Music Department staff, providing guidance to student office staff, maintaining office supplies and equipment, assisting the Assistant Athletics Band Director with equipment inventory, and other clerical and administrative duties as assigned by the band directors.
The McIntire Department of Music seeks applications for a faculty member in orchestral conducting. This is a ranked, non-tenure-track position eligible for renewal and the Expectation of Continued Employment as defined by UVa policy. Rank is open and dependent on the qualifications of the candidate. Responsibilities include serving as Music Director of the Charlottesville Symphony, teaching conducting along with other courses, and collaborating with thirteen part-time faculty who serve as orchestra principals. The Director will also work with the Charlottesville Symphony Society, support development efforts and build engagement between the Music Department, the University, and the central Virginia community.
Successful candidates will maintain the traditional strengths of the ensemble while reaching new audiences and exploring connections to academic curricula across the College. Experience in the presentation of historical repertory in conventional concert settings should be complemented by creative approaches to a variety of contemporary music, alternative performance formats, audience education, and multimedia/interactive technologies. We seek a colleague who can collaborate with our performance faculty and students to create a rich educational experience.
The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in Hip Hop and the Global South, focusing on scholarship and/or production. Areas of teaching, research, and performance specialization might include (but are not limited to) hip hop, DJ culture, and related forms of music (such as house, electronica, gqom), African-American, Asian, Latin American or Caribbean musics, hip hop production, or other modes of performative creativity.
The Global South refers both to a post-Cold War cartographic conception that embraces Africa, Latin America, Asia, including parts of the Middle East and the Pacific Islands; and politico-cultural spaces shaped by global histories of capitalism, empire, race and diaspora. In this regard, the American South, the Caribbean, the border zones of Latino/Latina Study and immigrant communities of European nations and cities are as much part of the Global South as are Nigeria and Argentina.
The University of Virginia's McIntire Department of Music seeks applications for a Lecturer in Oboe. This is a half-time position and duties include performing as the Principal Oboe in the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia, coaching orchestra trumpet sectionals, performing in the Albemarle Ensemble faculty wind quintet, and additional performance duties (such as chamber music). The Lecturer in Trumpet will also develop a studio of undergraduate oboe students (approximately 10) and these private lessons are compensated beyond the half-time salary. Many other performance opportunities are also available to Performance Faculty.