Music, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-Music-MUSICVIOLIST [#10830]
Position Title: Viola and Chamber Music Instructor-Part-Time Artist-in-Residence
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music / VIOLA
Starting Date:2018/09/01
Appl Deadline:2018/02/28 finished (posted 2018/02/05, finished 2018/09/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK: Viola and Chamber Music Instructor—Part-Time Artist-in-Residence

Position for a distinguished artist/teacher. The Department of Music at Stony Brook seeks a violist with an exemplary reputation; profound understanding of his/her craft; strong ability to communicate his/her vision; well-versed in solo, chamber music, and orchestral literature.  The appointee will be an excellent violist in the performance of classical music, with a deep knowledge of, and commitment to, the music of our time and skill in its performance. We seek a violist who will successfully recruit and teach viola students on the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, and who will coach chamber music.  Experience performing music of the Baroque era will be considered an asset.  The appointee will be open-minded, inspirational, and dedicated, and serve as a mentor to his or her students while having a positive effect on the Department of Music community. 

The appointee will join a distinguished faculty of performers, musicologists, ethnomusicologists, and composers who work together in multi-disciplinary collaboration.  The department offers a B.A. and eight graduate degrees in the areas of composition, music history-theory, and ethnomusicology and is especially highly regarded for its distinguished graduate programs.

Required Qualifications 

*National and/or international reputation as an outstanding violist, experienced in the solo, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire 
*Excellence as an violist in the performance of classical music. 
*Experience as a performer of contemporary classical music 

 Preferred Qualifications 

*Experience teaching undergraduates, masters, and doctoral violists 
*Experience coaching chamber music *Experience performing Baroque music *Demonstrated success recruiting undergraduate and graduate violists

Screening begins February 5, 2018 and applications will be accepted until February 28, 2018.   

Applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10830.  Electronic submission of material is required.  Please include these materials: 1) cover letter, explicitly addressing required and preferred qualifications for the position, 2) resumé, 3) three letters of recommendation, and 4) recordings or links to recordings or live performances.

Start date is September 1, 2018.

Electronic submission of materials is required. STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, DISABLED PERSONS, AND/OR SPECIAL DISABLED OR VIETNAM ERA VETERANS ARE ESPECIALLY WELCOME.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
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Lawrence Dutton, Chair of Viola Search Committee
Department of Music
3304 Staller Center
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475

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