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Institution: Muhlenberg College

Position: Assistant Professor: Composer, Theorist, Conductor

General Information:

Tenure-track, beginning fall 2017


A completed doctorate degree in composition, significant experience in conducting, and full-time college teaching experience are preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music at Muhlenberg College seeks an outstanding Composer and Conductor for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate would be an effective, dedicated teacher with a record of success in composition, instrumental conducting, and music theory instruction.

Responsibilities will include: teaching lessons or classes in composition and the music theory sequence, conducting one large instrumental ensemble and coordinating the instrumental area. The position offers the opportunity to take full advantage of our our state-of-the art electronic music studio.

Salary Range: Competitive

Items to Send:

Please email cover letter, C.V., and one-page statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Paul Murphy, Scores and recordings are not to be submitted until requested.

In your cover letter or in a separate document, please discuss how you will contribute to Muhlenbers's efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. In addition, please send three current letters of recommendation. Applications received by November 1, 2016 will be given fullest consideration.

Deadline: November 15, 2016


Dr. Paul Murphy, Chair
Music Department
Muhlenberg College
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Other Information:

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the 2016 updates to the College's Diversity Strategic Plan at this link:

Date Listed: 10/24/2016

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