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Institution: Skidmore College

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor


The Department is especially interested in candidates whose teaching experience, goals, and approaches will support and contribute to the growing diversity of our academic community. PhD preferred; ABD considered. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated professional commitment to both music theory and ethnomusicology.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Skidmore College Music Department invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor. Teaching responsibilities include a combination of core music theory courses and ethnomusicology courses; performance- and ensemble-based teaching may also be possible, given the applicant\'s skills and interest.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applications should include a cover letter, current cv, and names and contact information for three referees. The cover letter should address: 1) the applicant¹s teaching strengths, including proposed courses to teach at Skidmore; 2) the applicant¹s interest in, and experience with, teaching a diverse student population; and 3) the applicant¹s interest in, and experience with, teaching in a liberal arts environment.

Review of applications will begin on April 3 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at

Deadline: April 3, 2017


Questions about the position may be directed to Jeremy Day-O\'Connell:

Jeremy Day-O\'Connell
Associate Professor and Chair
Music Department
Skidmore College

Other Information:

Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 2400 students from some 47 states and 46 countries. With its relatively small size and 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community; its faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates. Housed in the renowned Arthur Zankel Music Center, the Music Department embodies the best of Skidmore\'s rich artistic heritage.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusivity, Skidmore does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Date Listed: 04/26/2017

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