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Institution: Vassar College

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Qualifications:

We seek candidates with skill and enthusiasm for teaching both major and non-major music students in an undergraduate liberal arts learning environment. The successful candidate will oversee a strong, well-rounded curriculum in harmony and counterpoint, advanced analytical techniques, musicianship training and aural skills, etc. A secondary area in composition, jazz studies, music perception and cognition, or ability to contribute to a multi-disciplinary field would be welcome. Active participation in a very collaborative department and robust commitment to the liberal arts are expected. Evidence of successful college-level teaching should be demonstrated; completion of Ph.D. is required for consideration. Include cover letter, CV, a teaching and research statement, a statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, unofficial graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Teaching load in the first year is four courses; after that it is five courses per year. To apply, please visit:
https://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52131
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.


Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Music Department at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position in music theory beginning in fall semester 2017, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Cover letter, CV, a teaching and research statement, a statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, unofficial graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Deadline: October 15, 2016

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Date Listed: 09/20/2016


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