Associate Professor/Professor of Violin

The Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Professor of Violin, to begin September 1, 2024.

The Bienen School of Music offers conservatory-level training within a top-ranked university and features a dedicated faculty, unparalleled facilities, and proximity to the vibrant music community of Chicago.


Required: Candidates must possess an established national and international reputation as an artist/teacher, a proven record of successful teaching, and the ability to attract and recruit outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.

Preferred: Ideal candidates will possess a proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music and a master’s degree.


Teach and recruit undergraduate and graduate students; maintain professional career as artist/teacher; serve on doctoral committees. Additional teaching responsibilities may include coaching chamber music and teaching courses in the candidate’s area(s) of interest and abilities.


Screening begins Friday, December 1, 2023 and continues until position is filled. Candidates should submit: 1) letter of application, including URLs of recent live performances; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) names and contact information of three references.

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