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Country: United States of America (USA)
Company: University of California Santa Barbara

The Department of Music seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor of Cello with national distinction in performance and teaching, effective July 1, 2018. The candidate should possess a clear vision for an evolving Music Department with a chamber music orientation. In addition to recruiting students for the Strings Area, responsibilities include teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students in cello, participating in auditions, juries, and recital committees, and engaging in other aspects of departmental and university governance. Applicants are also expected to collaborate with our dynamic performance faculty in performances on-campus, recruiting activities off-campus, and other ventures as they arise. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.


Basic Qualifications:

Master of Music (MM or MMus), or equivalent professional experience (minimum 3 years).  National distinction as a performer and teacher of solo and chamber music; One year of teaching experience at the university, conservatory, or college level. Demonstrated ability to recruit outstanding students to our BM, MM, and DMA programs in the Strings Area; Significant knowledge of solo, chamber and orchestral repertoire; Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee, January 3rd, 2018. Position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following: Cover letter – required, PDF format only; Updated Curriculum vitae – required, PDF format only; 3-5 letters of reference – required; Sample recordings – a list of recent performances (including dates performed) with links to online sound files – required, PDF format only.

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