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Institution: Millsaps College

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

The Millsaps College Department of Music seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music whose primary responsibility will be to teach the music theory curriculum. The ideal candidate will be a highly engaging theorist/composer who is eager to join the music community at a nationally ranked liberal arts college. Starting date is August 18, 2016


Doctorate is required. ABD will be considered.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in undergraduate music theory, aural skills, conducting, and composition. Secondary responsibilities would include creating and directing instrumental ensembles, teaching course in music education, and the opportunity to offer electives in other areas of the candidate’s expertise. Any of the following will strengthen the candidate’s application: demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level, a proven successful record of conducting instrumental ensembles, and a background in jazz. The candidate is expected to have strong piano skills.

Salary Range: Rank and salary are dependent upon the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Items to Send:

Applicants should include 1) a letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching, professional accomplishments and plans for future professional engagement, 2) portfolio representative of the candidate’s compositions and any other scholarship, 3) curriculum vitae, and 4) three letters of recommendation.

Deadline: open until filled


All application materials should be sent electronically to:
c/o Search Committee Chair
Department of Music
Millsaps College

Other Information:

Starting date is Fall 2016. Applications received by February 12th will receive full consideration. Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Employment is contingent upon successful background verification.

Date Listed: 01/13/2016

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