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Institution: Gettysburg College, Sunderman Conservatory of Music

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Sunderman Conservatory of Music ( ) beginning August 2017. - See more at:

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show a potential for scholarly/creative engagement. The Sunderman Conservatory seeks a well-rounded music theorist capable of teaching foundational theory and upper-level courses that include analytical techniques, orchestration and arranging, or counterpoint. We are especially interested in candidates whose approaches to music theory are culturally inclusive, diverse and informed by current trends in music theory pedagogy. The successful candidate should also be prepared to teach in one or more related areas of expertise based on the candidate’s qualifications and program needs. Faculty members at Gettysburg College teach a 3/2 load. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a scholarly/creative profile and engaging in all activities associated with a tenure-track music position: student advising; admissions-related responsibilities; participating in shared governance, and other forms of institutional and community service. Completion of a Doctoral degree in music by August 2017. - See more at:

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applicants should apply online at A letter of interest that also addresses your teaching philosophy, teaching experience, and a cognate area; a curriculum vitae; and a sample syllabus must be submitted. In addition, applicants must submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one individual should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. All application materials must be received by December 15, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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Deadline: December 15, 2016


Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Avner Dorman, Search Committee Chair, at

Other Information:

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities. - See more at:

Date Listed: 11/12/2016

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