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Institution: American University

Position: Assistant Professor (one-year)

General Information:

The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University seeks a full-time, one year, temporary faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in Music for the 2007/08 academic year. Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate general education courses in music, ear training for majors, survey courses in music history (classical and modern), student advising and mentoring, and participating in department service activities. A PhD, DMA or ABD degree and at least three years professional experience is required. The candidate may hold advanced degrees in any music area, and must show success and ability to effectively teach majors, minors, and non-majors in music. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. American University is seeking highly dedicated teachers and scholars who are deeply committed to interdisciplinary learning, the application of new technologies in teaching and scholarship, and to the preparation of students for life in a diverse and rapidly changing global society. American University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

To apply, submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation sent directly from individuals who are able to comment on the applicant's qualifications, and two appropriate sample syllabi.

Deadline: open until filled


Music Search Committee, Department of Performing Arts, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8053, or e-mail materials to

Date Listed: 05/30/2007

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