George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment tothe achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty andstaff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrichMason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Required Qualifications:Doctorate in Music;Evidence of successful orchestra conducting, teaching, andrecruiting at the university level. Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration,applicants must apply for position number F9212Zat https://jobs.gmu.edu/;complete and submit the online application; and submit thefollowing materials: (1) a detailed letter of application, (2) afull curriculum vitae, (3) names, email addresses, and phonenumbers of three professional references, (4) links to videos oforchestral performances and rehearsals—preferably with a universityorchestra, and (5) a personal statement that demonstrates thecandidate’s goals, experiences, and commitment to promotingdiversity and inclusion in artistic programming and teaching. Director of Orchestral Studies Responsibilities:Duties includeconducting the Mason Symphony Orchestra, Mason Opera/Musicals(semesterly rotation), and recruitment activities. Additionally,responsibilities include advising and teaching graduate-levelorchestral conducting students and related academic classes. Thesuccessful candidate will mentor future music educators,performers, and conductors and engage fully in the academic andartistic life of the Dewberry School, the College of Visual andPerforming Arts (CVPA), the University, and the community. The Dewberry School of Music of George Mason University, one ofthe most diverse institutions in American higher education, seeks adynamic Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as Director ofOrchestral Studies, starting August 2021. This is a full-timetenure-track 9-month position. Salary is commensurate withexperience. Full benefits package provided. Appointment beginsAugust 16, 2021. George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in itscommunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability orveteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. Preferred Qualifications:Exceptional artist-teacher with demonstrated experience workingwith strings. Diversity Commitment: George Mason University is fully committedto achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic communityof faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who arecommitted to this goal and our core campus values in the spirit ofMason’s university-wide initiative, Anti-Racism and InclusiveExcellence.
Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri has told forward, Eden Hazard that he is free to leave Stamford Bridge if he wants to but the Italian hopes the Belgium international will stay at the club.Sarri stated this ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Wednesday night.Hazard has been strongly linked with a move to Champions League holders, Real Madrid in recent months.The 28-year-old further fuelled the speculation when he said in October 2018 that it was his dream to play for the Spanish La Liga giants.Chelsea are looking to renew his contract, which expires next season, and the west London side risk losing him for free in the close season in 2020 if he does not extend his current deal.“Eden is 28. If he wants to go, I think he has to go,” Sarri was quoted by Team talk as telling reporters ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Bournemouth.“Of course, I hope the opposite, I hope he wants to stay here. He has the potential to be the best player in Europe at the moment.”Hazard has 10 goals and 10 assists in the Premier League so far this seaon, often playing up front in a ‘false nine’ role to lead the attack.But Sarri might play him on the wing again after the arrival of Argentine and Juventus striker, Gonzalo Higuain.Sarri added: “It’s my job to improve him and put him in a position to do his best”.
IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 TOMAKOMAI, Hokkaido – Money leader Sakura Yokomine matched the day’s best score to jump into a share of the lead after the second round of the AXA Ladies on Saturday.Yokomine shot a 6-under 66 to tie South Koreans Kim So Hee and Shin Hyun Ju for the lead at 8-under 136 at Tomakomai Golf Resort 72 Emina Golf Club. The 23-year-old perennial title contender had an eagle, five birdies and a bogey in a bid to become the first player to win four events this year. Kim shot a 67 and Shin carded a 70.Sitting one stroke back are Miho Koga (68), Shin Ji Yai (68), Momoko Ueda (69), Shiho Oyama (69) and Lee Ji Hee (71).Overnight coleader Yuko Mitsuka dropped into a tie for 17th at 4-under after a 74.Defending champion Shinobu Moromizato rebounded from an opening 75 to shoot a 66 and share 24th at 3-under. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES