Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Composition
The Department of Music at Knox College invites applications for a full-time, one-year
appointment as visiting assistant professor of music beginning September 1, 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity and
innovation in musical composition, excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentorship of student composers within a liberal arts
environment, and dedication to service and teaching within a diverse community.
We encourage applications from individuals with
expertise in both acoustic and digital music and with possible areas of concentration including (but not limited to) electronic music
composition, sound studies, music production and engineering.
In addition to courses in composition and songwriting, teaching
responsibilities may include core music theory and music history, aural skills, and advanced seminars in related to the candidate's areas of
specialization. The teaching load is six courses for the year, two courses per each 10-week term.
Knox is a diverse college with over
35% of the student body identifying as American students of color and an additional 15% international students. Experience working with
diverse populations of students and a commitment to teach successfully in a multicultural environment are expected.
members at Knox are included in the professional and intellectual life of the
College. The visiting faculty member will have a modest
annual conference travel budget and access to research resources. Pay is commensurate with entry-level faculty positions at the
Additional information can be found on our Human Resources webpage at https://www.knox.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-benefits-and-forms
Qualifications: DMA or PhD in Music
Composition expected at time of appointment; exceptional ABD candidates will be considered.
Candidates should submit: 1. A letter of
application that addresses the candidate's preparation for inclusive teaching and discusses potential courses that would appeal to a diverse
population of liberal-arts students. 2. A curriculum vitae; 3. Unofficial graduate transcript; 4. Three confidential letters of
Submission via Interfolio. http://apply.interfolio.com/109305
Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2022 and continue until the
position is filled .
Questions may be addressed to Professor Joan Huguet at email@example.com
Knox Notice of Non-Discrimination
In keeping with its commitment to
equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox
College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin,
religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other
status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its
educational programs or activities. In addition, Knox College is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its
accompanying regulations from so discriminating on the basis of sex.
The College official responsible for coordinating compliance with
this Notice of
Non-Discrimination is Kimberly K. Schrader, Title IX Coordinator. Any inquiries regarding
Title IX or the College's
policies that prohibit discrimination and harassment should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will
be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to this Notice of
Non-Discrimination and the
College's policies and procedures.
Title IX Coordinator
Kimberly K. Schrader
Old Jail 12 | Campus Box K-209 337 South Cherry
Galesburg, IL 61401
about the application of Title IX to Knox may be referred to the Title IX
Coordinator, the United States Department of Education's
Assistant Secretary for Civil
Rights, or both. Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education's Office of
Rights for additional information.
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office 500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Inquiries regarding the
College's policies regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ("Section
504") should be directed to either the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources or Director of Disability
Support Services identified
Office of Human Resources
Administrative Services Center 109 | Campus Box K-200 368 South Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Disability Support Services
Umbeck Science and Math Center E111 | Campus Box K183 340 South West Street
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