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Institution: Hampden-Sydney College

Position: Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

full time, tenure-track

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Faculty Job Posting

The Department of Fine Arts at Hampden-Sydney College invites application for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music beginning July 1, 2017.

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Music, beginning Fall 2017. We seek a candidate with excellent general teaching abilities. The applicant will be a specialist in both music theory and musicology, with the ability to teach theory fundamentals as well as theory for music minors, and music history survey and topics courses. A third area of competence in world music topics, composition, and/or electronic music is a benefit. Candidates interested in contributing to program-building in the music area will be given preference.

Hampden-Sydney is committed to its strong, liberal arts curriculum and encourages faculty to explore multi-disciplinary teaching opportunities and research. Since 1775 Hampden-Sydney has sustained its mission “to form good men and good citizens.” The College enrolls approximately 1050 students on its beautiful, residential campus situated on 1300 acres in south-central Virginia, 60 miles southwest of Richmond. The academic environment is characterized by small classes and close student-faculty relationships.

Qualifications: Ph.D. at the time hire, 2-3 years of teaching experience, and an active program of professional development and scholarship.

Applications will be accepted until Dec 15, 2016.

Applicants should submit (via Interfolio):

• Cover letter stating qualifications and interest in this position addressed to:
Shirley Kagan, Chair of Music Search Committee, Hampden-Sydney College
• Curriculum vitae with contact information
• Sample Syllabus
• Teaching Statement
• Three confidential letters of recommendation

Hampden-Sydney College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Salary Range: unspecified

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Deadline: December 15, 2016


Date Listed: 11/04/2016

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