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Institution: Nazareth College

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Full-time, Tenure-track position. Contract begins August 18, 2014.


Doctoral Degree in Music Theory/Composition

• Demonstrated excellence in teaching music theory and composition at the undergraduate level to music majors and non-majors

• Demonstrated interest/experience in teaching in a liberal arts environment

• Strong keyboard skills/aural skills

• Administrative experience and/or experience coordinating a theory program and developing a music theory curriculum preferred

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching duties include the following areas (12 credits per semester):

- First year & Sophomore level written music theory classes

- Upper level topics courses in music theory as needed (Form & Analysis, Counterpoint, Orchestration)

- Supervision of individual student projects in theory, analysis, and composition as needed

- Supervision and instruction of composition students

- Development of BA degree with concentration in composition

- Development of composition course for non-majors (western and non-western styles, including jazz and popular music)

• Maintaining an active career as a composer

• Collaboration with departmental team regarding curriculum development and evaluation in the academic music area (music theory, aural skills, and music history)

• Service as an academic adviser for department undergraduate students

• Assistance with diagnostic exams for incoming students as needed

• Coordination of contingent faculty involved in theory and aural skills instruction

• Other duties, as assigned, according to the candidate’s qualifications and departmental needs

• Ability to engage in departmental and college-wide collaborations to enhance the intellectual and artistic climate of the college

• Commitment to the holistic development of the student

• Dedication to the value of a liberal arts core curriculum

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Include cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of five references with current phone numbers and e-mail addresses, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a teaching portfolio. (Please no videos at this time). Additional information may be requested from candidates at a later date. Send applications electronically to:

Dana Harissis (Department Secretary) at Subject Line - Attn: Music Theory/Composition Search Committee Position #2.

Deadline: November 17, 2013


Dana Harissis (Department Secretary) at Subject Line - Attn: Music Theory/Composition Search Committee Position #2.

Other Information:
This university has two theory/comp positions open.

Date Listed: 11/11/2013

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