Visiting Assistant Professor position in Music Theory

  • Colgate University, Music Department
  • Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY, USA
  • Feb 16, 2022
Full time Music

Job Description

The Department of Music at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Music Theory beginning Fall semester 2022. Completion of PhD or DMA is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

We are interested in candidates with a terminal degree in music theory or a related field, with exceptional musical skills, and a growing or established record of research. All areas of research/specialization will be considered, including those that complement and support current Music faculty interests at Colgate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses from the department’s harmony sequence, basic musicianship and songwriting, and a potential new course based on their research interests. The teaching load is five courses per year.

Application materials, comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusivity statement and three reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21193. Review of applications will begin March 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. The diversity/inclusivity statement should speak directly to the candidate's ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Additionally, the candidate should describe in their cover letter how their approach to teaching and scholarship might create an inclusive educational environment.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the music department can be found at the department website:
http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments/music.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

We are interested in candidates with a terminal degree in music theory or a related field, with exceptional musical skills, and a growing or established record of research. All areas of research/specialization will be considered, including those that complement and support current Music faculty interests at Colgate.

Application Details


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Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin March 18, 2022