Assistant Professor (Non-tenure)

Rochester, NY

Department of Music

Director of Orchestral Activities

Department of Music

The Arthur Satz Department of Music at the University of Rochester invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track position as Director of Orchestral Activities, with an initial two-year appointment beginning July 1, 2023. The Director will conduct the University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra, currently a 100-person ensemble of students and community members, as well as the University of Rochester Chamber Orchestra, a 50-member all-student ensemble. The position will include classroom instruction as well, with one course per semester based on the interests and qualifications of the Director. Advance degree required; significant conducting experience in both professional and educational settings is highly desirable.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s Mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to non-discrimination in the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

To apply, visit and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation. We will begin reviewing applications on May 30, 2023.

For more information about the position or the Arthur Satz Department of Music, please visit our website ( ) or contact Matt BaileyShea, Chair, Department of Music, University of Rochester ( ( ).

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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