The University of Michigan
Post: Faculty Position in Carillon and University Carillonneur
Duties: Provide studio instruction in carillon performance to undergraduate, master’s-level, and doctoral students at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Administer all aspects of the carillon program year-round, including scheduling and performance (or delegation) of daily recitals at both Lurie and Burton Memorial Towers and other performances, maintenance of the carillon library, supervision of maintenance work on the University carillons, and development of effective outreach to the local community. Develop and/or maintain national and international visibility as a performer, teacher, and clinician, while meeting faculty service responsibilities at the School. Other duties may include teaching handbell choir techniques and/or church music and community outreach activities.
Qualifications: Distinguished record as an artist and teacher, or (for assistant professors) promise of same. Thorough knowledge of carillon repertoire and its history. Expertise in handbell choirs and church music desirable. Potential to thrive in a cross-disciplinary environment. Master’s degree or equivalent experience.
Rank: Open, tenured or tenure-track
To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae including evidence of performance and teaching activity, and a list of at least five references with contact information. Do not send recordings or other supporting materials at this time. Applications should be received by December 8, 2014 to ensure full consideration.
Submit your materials to:
Add “Carillonneur” in the subject line of e-mail.