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Institution: Roger Williams College

Position: Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

Tenure track


A Ph.D. or D.M.A. by the time of appointment, in either music theory or composition is required as well as experience teaching general music courses at the undergraduate level. Evidence of teaching excellence, expertise with academic advising, and evidence of an on-going program of scholarly/creative activity are required

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Performing Arts in the Feinstein College of Arts & Sciences at Roger Williams University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music to teach a wide variety of courses in a small, collaborative music program offering a BA in Music. Primary teaching responsibilities are for the four-semester sequence in music theory for music majors and minors, as well as advising senior capstone projects in music composition. The ability to teach courses in world culture and music, with experience or background in the music of Asia and/or the Middle East, is strongly preferred. An interest in developing a program in music technology is a plus. The ability to teach an interdisciplinary course in fine and performing arts and/or to direct the University Chorus will be given special consideration. Responsibilities also include academic advising, scholarly and professional activities, and institutional service.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Qualified applicants should submit materials electronically, including: 1) a current vita, 2) a letter of intent along with statements of teaching philosophy and area of expertise, and 3) names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references.

Review of applications will begin January 22, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: open until filled


For additional information regarding this position, please contact:
Professor Marilynn Mair
Chair of Music Search Committee
(401) 254-3568

Other Information:

Date Listed: 02/01/2014

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