Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

January 02, 2014


Earlham College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Music. This is a one-year position, renewable up to three years, to begin August 2014.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The Department of Music is seeking a broad-minded, inspiring teacher with a deep knowledge of and enthusiasm for Western music history and theory. Research focus on vernacular or diasporic musics of the United States or of the Caribbean, or on film music, is highly desirable, as is a degree in some branch of musicology (including ethnomusicology). The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, some of which will support the music major, others of which will contribute to general education.

Experience & Qualifications

A minimum of an A.B.D. is required; a doctorate is preferred.

Application Instructions

Please send applications in hard copy or as a single PDF including curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, syllabi of courses taught, three letters of recommendation and a cover letter addressing your specific areas of interest to:

Connie Haselby, Visual & Performing Arts Administrative Coordinator
Music Search Committee
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

Applications received by January 31, 2014, will be assured of full consideration; the position will remain open until filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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