Lecturer, Interim Director, Choral Activities, College of Fine Arts School of Music

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
27 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music seeks a thoughtful and enterprising choral conductor to lead its undergraduate choruses and work with graduate conducting majors. Terminal degree or demonstrated professional equivalent required; previous teaching at the college level required. This is a non-tenure track, two-year interim position.

The successful candidate will conduct the School of Music choral ensembles in rehearsal and performances both on and off campus; teach, mentor and advise graduate conducting majors; provide artistic and administrative leadership for the choral program; select repertoire serving pedagogical and professional needs of both conductors and vocalists; show evidence of significant artistic, administrative, interpersonal and communication skills; serve on the faculty of a comprehensive school of music at a major research institution; and maintain a national reputation as a choral conductor and pedagogue.


Anticipated date of appointment: September 1, 2018

Required Skills

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of at least three references who may be contacted
  • Three letters of recommendation sent directly from recommenders not listed as references.


Selected candidates will be asked to provide a video-recording of 30 minutes of rehearsal and 20 - 30 minutes of performance, including repertoire in contrasting styles, and showing expertise with a cappella works as well as works with instruments.


Complete applications must be received no later than July 20, 2018. All materials should be sent via email to chorlapp@bu.edu. Cover letters may be addressed to Shiela Kibbe, School of Music Director, at chorlapp@bu.edu.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular