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Institution: GRINNELL COLLEGE

Position: Assistant Professor of Music: Music Theory

General Information:

GRINNELL COLLEGE. Tenure-track position in the Department of Music (Music Theory), starting Fall 2009. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a varied music curriculum open to all undergraduates regardless of their major. The College's curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major.


Qualifications:

Primary expertise in Music Theory with experience or training in any area of computer-based applications for musical study. Further expertise in any of the following additional areas is highly desirable: popular music, film music, musicology, cultural studies, or music cognition. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include Harmony, Form & Analysis, Aural Skills, music technology and upper-level theory courses and other courses determined by candidate's areas of expertise; every few years one course will be Tutorial (a writing/critical thinking course for first-year students, oriented toward a special topic).

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal-arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They also should discuss what they can contribute to efforts to cultivate a wide diversity of people and perspectives, a core value of Grinnell College. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 24, 2008. Send letter of application, c.v., transcripts (copies are acceptable), and three confidential letters of recommendation to Professor Roger Vetter, Chair, Music Theory Search Committee, Department of Music, 1108 Park Street, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112; [MusicTheorySearch@grinnell.edu], 641-269-4262; fax 641-269-4420.

Deadline: unspecified

Contact:

Professor Roger Vetter, Chair, Music Theory Search Committee, Department of Music, 1108 Park Street, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112; [MusicTheorySearch@grinnell.edu], 641-269-4262; fax 641-269-4420.

Other Information:


Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, or disability. For further information about Grinnell College, see our Web site at http://www.grinnell.edu.

Date Listed: 09/11/2008


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