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Theory and Aural Skills


August 2021

About the College:

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Summary:

The Department of Music at Spelman College invites applicants for a one-semester, part-time lecturer for the Fall semester of 2021. The successful candidate will teach the first and second levels of music theory/aural skills classes. Each section is a combined theory/aural skills class that meets four days a week for 50 minutes. The class is taught in a piano studio with the goal to integrate theory, aural skills, and piano to strengthen each area. The successful candidate should be willing to work closely with students at a Liberal Arts college with a commitment to teaching and engagement of students.

Specific Course(s) to be taught:

SMUS 113A Music Theory I, MTWR 1:00-1:50 pm; 4 credits
SMUS 113B Music Theory II, MTWR 4:00-4:50 pm; 4 credits


Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate discipline (e.g. music theory or composition) at the time of application

Preferred Qualifications:
ABD, DMA, or Ph.D.in music theory or closely related field (piano performance or composition); previous experience of teaching courses in music theory.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Support Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

EEO Statement:

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 7/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time