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Institution: Louisiana College

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The Division of Fine Arts / Department of Music at Louisiana College seeks to fill the Assistant Professor of Music Theory tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2019.


Ph.D or D.M.A. in Music Theory and/or Piano is preferred. The successful applicant is required to hold a Masters degree, preferably in Music Theory. A degree in Piano Performance or Piano Pedagogy will also be acceptable based on the music theory background of the candidate as displayed in the application materials.

The preferred candidate will have a strong piano background with the ability to teach private and group piano courses. Accompaniment skills will also be an important quality for the search committee to review.

The qualified candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional musicianship, a strong piano skill set, quality leadership, and a Christ-centered educational mindset that permeates the duties the applicant will be responsible for.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks "to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit."

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music is a rapidly growing entity on the campus of Louisiana College and is seeking a qualified music theorist and pedagogue to be appointed as Assistant Professor of Music Theory for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The position will require teaching Fundamentals of Music Theory, Harmony I-IV, Ear-Training/Sight-Singing I-IV, Form in Music, Orchestration, and some piano courses to be determined by the qualifications of the candidate.

The candidate will also be responsible for assisting with all college and departmental recruiting efforts which include but are not limited to Preview Day, Front of the Line, school recruitment visits, Department of Music SHOWCASE, Department of Music Audition Days, and other creative recruitment opportunities as needed.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

To apply for this position, please submit:
> A cover letter
> Curriculum vitae
> Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
> Three letters of recommendation

Complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms and submit them via email, found in the attached link.

Deadline: open until filled


Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:
Dr. Cheryl Clark, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Louisiana College
1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567
Pineville, LA 71359

Other Information:

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Date Listed: 02/08/2019

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