Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Associate Director of Choral Activities

Baylor University School of Music
Waco, Texas
Type of Position: 
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 2, 2023


  •  Conduct the Baylor Concert Choir and an additional ensemble based on expertise.
  •  Teach conducting and choral-related courses as assigned.
  •  Develop and maintain a regional/national profile as a conductor.
  •  Shared leadership of choral activities, including A Baylor Christmas, All-State Choir Camp, auditions, and other duties as assigned.
  •  Collaborate with fellow faculty.
  •  Participate actively in the cultural and intellectual life of the School of Music and University.
  •  Actively recruit and mentor students.
  •  Cultivate and maintain relationships with schools, churches, and universities.



  •  Doctorate or ABD in music preferred; Master of Music or equivalent professional experience required.
  •  Demonstrated success as a choral conductor and teacher.
  •  Experience teaching students of diverse backgrounds is preferred; Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching/learning and in professional activities is required.
Compensation and Benefits: 

Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualification.


Application Procedure: 

Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcripts
  • Philosophy of teaching (1 page)
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Written responses to the questions found at:
  • Unedited video recordings of choral conducting (20 minutes of performances including contrasting styles; and 15-20 minutes of rehearsal including vocalizing and repertoire rehearsal)

Please direct inquiries to:

Dr. Kristina MacMullen

Chair of the Search Committee

[email protected]

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