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Institution: Western Connecticut State University

Position: Assistant professor

General Information:

Tenure track


A terminal degree in music theory, piano or other relevant field is required at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with terminal degrees in music theory or piano. Applicants should have at least three years of successful college teaching experience and an initiated agenda of research and presentation in the area of the position. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. The candidate must have experience in music instructional technologies. As WCSU is a dynamic and diverse workplace, the proven ability of members to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) is seeking a highly skilled and experienced faculty member to fill a tenure-track appointment in the areas of music theory and class piano. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate music theory, aural skills, and class piano courses, e.g., Keyboard Competency. Additional responsibilities include academic advisement of undergraduate music majors, curriculum oversight/development in the areas of music theory and keyboard, as well as other possible responsibilities depending on candidate’s areas of expertise and Departmental needs. The successful candidate must maintain an active program of performance, research, and/or scholarly and creative activities. The candidate will also be expected to serve the department/university, recruit prospective music students, and build and maintain professional affiliation with regional and national organizations.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 5 references to: Reference search #600-183 in the subject line. Please do not send DVDs, recordings, or supporting materials at this time.

Deadline: December 2, 2013


Other Information:

Date Listed: 11/23/2013

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