Assistant Professor of Music, Tenure Track

Job description

The Department of Music at St. Lawrence University seeks a scholar who is skilled at teaching performance in an ensemble setting. A doctoral degree by time of application is required. We especially seek a colleague with the ability to teach the history and performance of American vernacular musics. An interest in teaching in the university’s First-Year Program is expected, and an ability to teach at least one of the department’s core courses-MUS 100, Introduction to Music; MUS 200, Music Theory; MUS 210, Musics of the World; or MUS 220, Music and Technology-is desirable. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, and will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of scholarship and university service.

Interested applicants must apply online at, uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications begins October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Christopher Watts ([email protected]), Search Chair.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit




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Job No:
Posted: 8/16/2019
Application Due: 10/15/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package