Tenure,Track Faculty Position,Department of Strings

Michigan, United States
05 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

To Apply:  Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio.  Required documents to be uploaded are, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and a list of at least five current references with contact information.  To apply, please visit Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/57986

Recordings may be requested following receipt of materials.


Duties:Teach cello performance to students from first-year through doctoral levels in all curricula in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance; recruit students of high caliber; maintain national and international recognition as performer and teacher; participate in faculty governance responsibilities, attend faculty meetings, and serve on faculty and University committees as appropriate.  It is desirable that the appointee perform on campus in solo and chamber music repertory with faculty colleagues. 

Rank: Open; tenure or tenure-track

Required Qualifications*

Thorough knowledge of repertoire for cello. Sustained and distinguished professional record as a performer and teacher. Demonstrated expertise and experience in teaching by having presented master classes, maintained private studios, and/or served as a faculty member at institution(s) of higher learning.  Evidence of the ability to recruit and maintain a successful cello studio.  Master's degree or equivalent experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Complementary area of expertise that contributes to String programs.

Mission Statement

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE.  As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, the School of Music, Theater & Dance (SMTD) is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theater, and dance. We aim to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. We assert and celebrate the value of the arts to the mission of the University of Michigan. SMTD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving and sustaining excellence.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.