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Institution: Middlebury College

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

The Music Department invites applications for a 2-year term position in music theory at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin in September 2017.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in music, teaching experience in music theory, demonstrate artistic achievement and/or scholarly potential, and be committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment.

Applicants with experience in jazz, popular, folk, and/or world music idioms are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching music theory and electives depending on specialization. The Department is open to a wide variety of approaches to music theory pedagogy. We are especially interested in approaches to music theory that are global and culturally inclusive and diverse. We are also interested in the integration of theory into the Department’s current offerings in music history, analysis, composition, performance, and ethnomusicology and/or world music. Applicants with experience in jazz, popular, folk, and/or world music idioms are especially encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: unspecified

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Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with the all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, submit the following: a letter of application addressed to the Department of Music; curriculum vitae; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a sample of scholarly or artistic production; a statement of teaching, research and/or performance interests; and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to the applicant’s teaching abilities. More information is available at our department website The application deadline is December 15, 2016.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here:

Deadline: December 15, 2016


For inquiries please contact:
Peter Hamlin, Music Department Chair
(802) 443-5221

Other Information:

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Date Listed: 11/09/2016

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