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Institution: Hamilton College

Position: Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

The Department of Music at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Composition and Music Technology beginning July 1, 2019.


Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a D.M.A. or Ph.D. are preferred. A completed doctorate (D.M.A. or Ph.D.) is required by the start of employment, and the strongest candidates will have evidence of college teaching experience and evidence of sustained professional accomplishments as creative artists.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

We seek candidates to teach courses in composition, music technology, and music theory at the introductory and intermediate levels. Further, we seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in the Digital Arts Program, including co-teaching a digital arts workshop in the new, state-of-the-art facilities recently opened on campus.

The Music Department, consisting of six full-time faculty members and twenty-six lecturers in music performance, has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and research. For additional information about the department and program, please visit our websites at and

Salary Range: competitive

Items to Send:

To apply for this position please submit the following to Interfolio at

1) letter of application, including a section that addresses the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment

2) curriculum vitae

3) sample syllabi and other evidence of college teaching experience

4) a page with links to examples of creative works (e.g., on Soundcloud, Vimeo, YouTube, and/or Bandcamp)

5) list of three references

Deadline: October 15, 2018


Heather Buchman, Music Department Chair

Other Information:

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Date Listed: 09/24/2018

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