Music Department, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Music-DCM [#1609]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Choral Music
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music
Appl Deadline:2012/09/07 finished (posted 2012/07/13, finished 2013/03/10, listed until 2012/09/07)
Position Description:    

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

The Cornell University Department of music invites applications for the position of director of choral music and assistant/associate professor (full-time, tenure-track). The appointment will commence July 1, 2013.

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in music or demonstrate equivalent professional achievement. In addition to outstanding qualifications as a choral conductor, the successful candidate is expected to possess musical and intellectual breadth compatible with the goals of a major research university, as well as the requisite administrative experience and artistic vision for guiding Cornell's extensive choral program, with its existing performing organizations. Additional nontraditional and or non-Western choral ensembles are possible, depending on the successful candidate's strengths and interests. Experience in classroom teaching is also desirable.

Duties will include directing choral ensembles, supervising Cornell's choral program, advising students, and engaging in service within the Department and the University.

Applicants are requested to apply online at Academic Jobs Online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation. Please do not send any additional materials until requested to do so. Any letters of recommendation that must be sent in hard copy may be sent to:

Prof. Cynthia Johnston Turner
Chair, Choral Director Search Committee
Department of Music
Lincoln Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 7, 2012.

Inquiries may be directed to the chair of the search committee at the address given above, or by e-mail at:

More information about the Department may be found at: Specific information on the Cornell glee club may be found at:

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Music
Cornell University
101G Lincoln Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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