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Country: United States of America (USA)
Company: Longwood University
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The Department of Music at Longwood University is seeking to create a new strings program, which will begin with private lessons for string instruments and chamber music opportunities for students. The second phase will be the creation of a string orchestra and finally a full orchestra. The successful candidate will be a keystone in creating this exciting new program and will also teach courses in the Core Curriculum.
Responsibilities include:
teaching applied violin/viola
recruiting and maintaining a string studio
directing a string ensemble
coaching chamber music groups
teaching string techniques courses
teaching World Music, Music Appreciation, or other core curriculum courses
performing on and off campus as soloist, chamber musician or in other professional ensembles
collaboration with colleagues and attendance at university and departmental events
Applicants must have at minimum, a master’s degree in Violin/Viola by August of 2019 as well as university-level teaching experience. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to student recruitment and the development of relationships with secondary school music teachers, show flexibility regarding teaching load, and be willing to collaborate.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three references (indicate Position #F0347 in the subject line) to:

Please submit a “Release of Information Form” (, and “EEO Data Collection Form” ( The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #F0347 and submit documents to:

Human Resources
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: 434-395-2074
Fax: 434-395-2666

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