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Primary responsibilities include teaching applied violin (undergraduate and graduate levels), overseeing string methods for music education majors, and coaching chamber music including the endowed graduate string quartet. Recruitment of qualified undergraduate and graduate violin students and development of strong relationships with string teachers in the regions are essential parts of the position.
The successful candidate will enhance and develop coursework in an exciting 21st century string performance and pedagogy program. This program will coordinate with the Athens Community Music School and Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts to create, build grant support for, and organize a regional string initiative for pre-college students in our broader community.
Master's degree in a relevant field.
Evidence of outstanding musical artistry and effective teaching is required.
Ability to recruit, administer, and maintain an active violin studio.
Experience in string pedagogy and community-based initiatives preferred. Experience with certified teaching methods and successful non-academic studio teaching desired.
Planning Unit: College of Fine Arts
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Jose Rocha, Chair, Violin Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: full-time term
Commensurate with credentials. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Internal Number: 36774
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