Lecturer, Music

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Position Title Lecturer, Music Advertised Title Lecturer, Music Location Troy, NY Campus Search Number F19-00092 Portfolio School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Business Unit Arts Department Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Job Summary

Job Announcement – Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Position in Music

The Department of the Arts in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applicants for a full-time lecturer position in Music and Interdisciplinary Humanities for an appointment beginning August 16, 2019.

We seek a creative musician and energetic teacher to contribute to the development of a new undergraduate major in music, and an expansive interdisciplinary program for undergraduate students. In addition to traditional classes in musicianship, aural skills, music theory, improvisation, song-writing and performance, teaching responsibilities may include the development of interdisciplinary courses in world, popular, vernacular and experimental music cultures, and emerging interdisciplinary fields such as sound art, environmental music, and art-science hybrids.

The ideal candidate will hold a terminal degree or foreign degree equivalent.
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s first technological university. With approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate students from around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Rensselaer is located in Troy, NY, the heart of the “Tech Valley” region of the Hudson River Valley.
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Posted Date In order to receive full consideration you must apply by Job Close Date New/Replacement Position New Additional Information Instructions for Applying

For full consideration, please use the “Apply for this job” link found near the top of this page, complete the short online application, and enter the names and contact information for three references, who will later be asked to upload confidential recommendation letters. You will then be expect to upload the following:

  • letter of interest;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a diversity statement;
  • a teaching portfolio that includes a teaching statement, a sample syllabus, and evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level;
  • and selected publications
  • Application review will begin February 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please visit www.sts.rpi.edu.

    Quicklink http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/7666 Applicant Documents Required Documents
    1. Resume/C.V.
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Statement of Teaching
    4. Optional Application Document 1
    5. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
    6. Diversity Statement
    Optional Documents
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      Posted: 1/23/2019
      Application Due: 6/14/2019
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