Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA seeks a Director of the Boston College Symphony Orchestra in a full-time, non-tenure track position as Assistant Professor of the Practice. The successful candidate will direct the Boston College Symphony Orchestra; oversee, manage and coordinate the Chamber Music program, including organizing and coaching instrumental ensembles; and supervise a program of individual lessons and its part-time faculty. The successful candidate will mentor students with an interest in performance, develop strategies for the growth of performance opportunities and teach two undergraduate courses in theory and/or music history each year. Candidates may propose other areas of teaching specialization. Duties include student advising and oversight of independent studies.
Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in music and be able to demonstrate an outstanding record as an orchestral conductor with notable experience in chamber music or solo performance. Candidates with at least 5 years' experience coaching and teaching at the college level preferred.
Applications, submitted online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/111502
will comprise a letter of application referencing engagement with issues of diversity and inclusion, a CV, a teaching dossier including syllabi of courses taught and, where available, evaluation data. In addition, we request programs from three recently conducted concerts, links to videos of a recent performance and of a rehearsal recorded from the performers' point of view, unedited and complete. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded by the referees directly to Interfolio. Applications must be received by November 1, 2022. Do not send additional materials until requested.
For information about the Music Department, see https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/mcas/departments/music.html
. For information about the Boston College Symphony Orchestra, see https://bcsymphony.weebly.com/
. Inquiries about the application process may be directed to musicdep -at- bc.edu
Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category.