The Department of Music at Morehouse College seeks applicants for a non-tenure track, assistant professor or one-year instructor position. Master’s level applicants will be considered for a one-year instructor position. Candidates holding the terminal degree will be considered for a renewable, non-tenure track, assistant professor position.
Morehouse College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Schools of Music. The Music Department is located in the recently constructed, state of the art, Ray Charles Performing Arts Center.
The department is seeking someone who thinks creatively about their teaching, engages in scholarship, and can be committed to the mission of Morehouse College—to develop men with disciplined minds who lead lives of leadership and service by emphasizing the intellectual and character development of its students and by assuming a special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of black people.
Responsibilities include: 1) Teach classes and perform duties as assigned by the department chair. Courses will be primarily in the area of music theory, but may also include class piano, aural skills, and music appreciation, 2) Assist in developing departmental initiatives, including those devoted to curricular design and innovations in teaching, 3) Regularly engage in scholarship related to primary field(s) of teaching and research. The start date for the position is August 2016 and is renewable according to the guidelines articulated in “A New (Renewable) Non-Tenure Track Position.”
The successful applicant will have a doctorate in music theory or related field. Masters degree Candidates will be considered for a one-year appointment only. Applicants must have demonstrated experience as an instructor of music theory.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt of materials and will continue until the position is filled.
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