The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional instrumental conductor for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level, depending on experience, beginning fall 2020.
This Assistant Professor of Instrumental Conducting position will strengthen the broader vision of the School of Music: To create an environment that enriches and enlivens the role of music in our society. The successful candidate will serve as the conductor of the School of Music’s Wind Symphony, teach undergraduate and graduate conducting courses, mentor graduate conducting students, and collaborate with the conducting faculty to develop new initiatives within and beyond the School of Music that reexamine and reimagine the role of the large instrumental ensemble in the 21st century. Additionally, they will be expected to continuously and assertively advance their creative activity and research portfolio, actively connect with our secondary school, K-12 and collegiate music education colleagues, contribute to the School of Music’s recruiting efforts, and share various administrative duties with the Director of Wind Ensembles. Other responsibilities will include working effectively with faculty colleagues in service to satisfy and advance the mission of the ASU School of Music.