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Institution: Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University

Position: Adjunct Auxilliary Professor of Music History and Music Theory

General Information:

The Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University seeks an exceptional pedagogue to teach Music History and Music Theory. This auxiliary adjunct appointment will begin August 16, 2014 through May 15, 2015.


The applicant should hold a Ph.D. (ABD accepted) in either musicology or music theory. The successful candidate will possess the following: a demonstrated record of excellence in collegiate level teaching, with proven experience and expertise in undergraduate education; a marked interest in collaborating with a dynamic and diverse faculty and contributing to a performance-based and scholarly conservatory environment.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate or graduate courses in music history and theory with a preferred area of expertise in music after 1900. An additional teaching assignment may include world music in area of expertise. The candidate will teach a minimum of three courses per semester.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

To apply, please send a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae with contact information for three references.

Deadline: August 13, 2014


Please submit all materials electronically to (Mrs. Joanna Short, administrative assistant to the Conservatory Dean.)

Other Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Shenandoah University supports and encourages diversity in the workplace. Minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE

About the Shenandoah Conservatory and Shenandoah University Shenandoah Conservatory was founded in 1875 and is located at the head of the historic Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA, 70 miles west of Washington DC. Over 700 students are enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in the areas of music, theater and dance, and are taught by a dynamic and diverse faculty of over 125, half of whom are full-time.

Shenandoah University is a diverse institution of approximately 3,600 students enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in business, arts and sciences, health professions and performing arts. Shenandoah University is an independent, coeducational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Date Listed: 05/14/2014

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