The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for a part-time faculty member in saxophone to begin August 2023.?Responsibilities will include building and maintaining a studio of undergraduate and graduate-level saxophone majors; coaching chamber ensembles; collaborating with colleagues on departmental and artistic initiatives and activities; and teaching related subjects as appropriate.
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America's first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 1,000 major public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.
The ideal candidate will be an exceptional artist and teacher with extensive experience as a soloist and/or with ensembles.? Proven success in conservatory-level teaching is also required.
Nominations and letters of application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a portfolio that shows the breadth of professional work (e.g., articles or book chapters), should be submitted. A review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.