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Institution: Framingham State University

Position: Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

Tenure-track, composer/theorist preferred


Candidate must have a Ph.D. in Music (specialization flexible) and successful college-level teaching experience.

Additional Information:
Framingham State University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile on final candidates prior to an offer of employment for all positions. Framingham State University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.
Framingham State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Art and Music at Framingham State University invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Music to begin in September 2014. The course load will be three four-credit courses per semester with advising duties. Responsibilities will include teaching lower-level undergraduate courses in music theory and appreciation, Western music history, and the history of jazz. In addition, because the Department is looking to expand creative opportunities for students in the area of music technology, the ideal candidate would have sufficient experience in electro-acoustic music composition to oversee the establishment of a music laboratory and develop related courses. A broad pedagogical vision with an interest in collaborative, innovative learning is preferred. It is essential that the candidate have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to ongoing critical engagement with students of diverse backgrounds and interests.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Please apply online by submitting a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three examples of scholarly and creative work and three letters of reference should be mailed to the attention of Lisa Burke, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Art and Music, Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Box 9101, Framingham, MA 01701. Review of materials will begin on March 3, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. If you need assistance applying online, please click here.
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Deadline: open until filled


Lisa Burke, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Art and Music, Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Box 9101, Framingham, MA 01701.

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Date Listed: 03/10/2014

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