Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Department of Music
Winston Salem, NC
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Job Description Summary
The Department of Music at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music Theory, to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2019. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and a record of strong scholarly production and professional service.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the undergraduate music theory sequence, including ear training, sight-singing and keyboard skills. Candidates themselves should display superior keyboard proficiency. We seek a versatile scholar with additional expertise in either Music History since 1900 OR recording arts and music technology. Other teaching duties may include Introduction to Western Music, first year seminars, or other undergraduate courses related to the candidate's areas of expertise, along with opportunities to mentor undergraduate research projects.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities, and ranked 11th in teaching among national universities. With 5,100 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto "pro humanitate." For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html .
Applicants should upload a single document which includes a cover letter, C.V., and names of three references. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Peter Kairoff, Chair of the Department of Music, at [email protected] .
Technical questions regarding the application process should be directed to [email protected] .
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Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.