Full-time Faculty, Inst. Stud. (Clarinet
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Full-time Faculty, Instrumental Studies (Clarinet)
Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Job Description:
Boston Conservatory at Berklee is currently accepting applications for a creative artist/performer/educator to serve as Full-time Faculty of Clarinet in the Instrumental Studies Department. This versatile artist and educator must have deep experience and knowledge in a variety of performing styles, be comfortable working in a diverse and multicultural environment and be capable of teaching students in a variety of performance-based degree programs, as they prepare for careers in contemporary music performance, inclusive of traditional and modern practice and genres ranging from western music to non-western world traditions. This is a 9-month full-time faculty position with renewable contract; initial appointment to begin September 1, 2020. Compensation and rank are commensurate with education and professional experience. Instrumental Studies at Boston Conservatory:
The Instrumental Studies Department at Boston Conservatory is a tightly-knit community of musicians who understand the apprenticeship-style of teaching that uniquely defines a conservatory education. We strive to find opportunities for students and faculty to interact beyond the studio, including side-by-side performances, sectional and chamber coaching, and engagements outside of the conservatory. We recognize that creativity is alive in all aspects of our community and depend upon our faculty to build exciting projects, residencies and engagements that shape the experience and inspire our students toward their future careers.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary duties for this position include teaching applied studio lessons to clarinet performance majors in undergraduate and graduate programs; teaching courses and seminars within the woodwind area; collaborating with admissions and academic administration to develop and execute a recruitment plan for highly qualified students in the woodwind area (at times, this will include travel to conferences, symposia, and partner institutions to help foster collaborative relationships and feeder programs for the benefit of the woodwind area); and maintaining an active national and international profile as an artist performer, inclusive of performances on campus for the benefit of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee community. Other duties and responsibilities will be based on candidate’s individual experience, along with areas of the candidate’s specialization. Service to the Conservatory includes artistic performance, faculty meetings, advancing the work of the Department, and other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: ​
• Graduate-level degree in Music
-Doctorate of Musical Arts preferred
• National and international recognition as a performer and teacher
• Minimum 3 years teaching in accredited Higher Education Institution
• An openness to diverse musical styles and ways of learning/teaching
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Electronic applications only. Please submit the following application materials in PDF or Word format at berklee.edu/jobs. All materials should be uploaded to the Resume/Cover letter application section.
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• One-page teaching philosophy
• Phone and email contact information for three (3) professional references
• 2-3 links of video recordings of performances
1) For full consideration, applications and supporting materials must be received by February 15, 2020.
2) Incomplete applications will not be considered.
3) The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:
• Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
• A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.

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External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.

Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
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Collette Jackson
Berklee College
855 Boylston Street
Boston, 02216