Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities)

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Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities)

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Aug 21, 2019
Close Date:
Oct 10, 2019

Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities)

The Music Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter, including the Hamilton College Choir and the College Hill Singers, ear-training, and other courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year. The Music Department, consisting of six full-time faculty members and twenty-nine lecturers in music performance, has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

Please visit our websites at and for additional information about the department and program.


We seek candidates specializing in choral conducting and with a secondary area of specialization, including interdisciplinary studies, that will provide breadth to Music Department offerings. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph. D. or D.M.A. are preferred.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit their vita, statements of teaching and research experience/interests, links to online video recordings of conducting performances and rehearsals, and an application cover letter (addressed to Search Committee Chair) via Interfolio at Candidates should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to the Interfolio site. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Lydia Hamessley, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected] Our review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply




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Posted: 8/27/2019
Application Due: 10/12/2019
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