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Institution: Bowdoin College

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor

General Information:

one-year, full-time, beginning July 1, 2017

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Bowdoin College Department of Music invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor appointment in Musicology or Music Theory to begin July 1, 2017. Though a Ph.D. is preferred, we will consider candidates who are ABD. Teaching load is two courses each semester and will include a Western classical music survey course for non-majors, an introductory music theory course, an intermediate-level course in form and analysis, and an advanced seminar in an area of special interest to the candidate. We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic balance of the Department and College faculty.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit to submit:

1. curriculum vitae
2. cover letter describing your scholarly research agenda and teaching philosophy
3. names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation on request

Review of applications begins January 3, 2017.

Deadline: January 3, 2016


Other Information:

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the department and the College, please visit

Date Listed: 01/27/2017

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