Assistant Professor (Visiting) in Music

Music Theory/Conducting

The Music Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a three-year full-time visiting assistant professor in music theory with additional emphasis in conducting beginning in fall 2014.  Main responsibilities are teaching a 3/3 course load that includes Music Theory and conducting the Wind Ensemble and String Ensemble. Preference will be given to someone who also demonstrates the ability to support music technology offerings.  An appointment to this position also carries expectations for continuing professional development and scholarly/creative work along with student advising and other College/Department service. Qualified candidates will have earned a doctorate in music by the time of employment.

Established in 1869, Ursinus College is a highly selective, nationally ranked, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college with a tradition of academic excellence and a strong commitment to undergraduate research in a student body of approximately 1,600.  It is located in Collegeville, PA, 25 miles from center-city Philadelphia.  Ursinus College is an EEO/AA employer.  In keeping with the college’s historic commitment to equality, women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  Send application letter, c.v., three confidential letters of recommendation, and official transcripts to Dr. John French Department Chair, Music Theory/Conducting Search, Ursinus College, Collegeville PA 19426-1000.  Queries should be directed to jfrench@ursinus.edu.  Review begins February 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.