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Visiting Assistant Professor, Music

Employer
Rollins College
Location
Winter Park

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Visiting Assistant Professor, Music



Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities.

For the 15th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”! Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

Position Summary:

The Department of Music at Rollins College welcomes applications for a one year, full-time, visiting assistant professor faculty position in music technology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Music. The primary responsibilities will be to teach Music Technology courses. Other teaching responsibilities will include teaching in the Rollins general education program, notably known as Rollins Foundation of the Liberal Arts, and possibly other music courses depending on the candidate's expertise.

Rollins College is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion, regardless of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic standing, and physical ability, in building a community of global citizens and responsible leaders across campus. Our faculty are expected to be creative, engaging across disciplines, and deliberate and innovative in college governance. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate not only performance skills, but also a commitment to teaching excellence in a diverse liberal arts setting.

Rollins College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, FL, a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Nearby Orlando International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. The college emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks number one among 121 Southern master's-level universities in the annual rankings of “America's Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit the college website at www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education:
  • Expertise in DAWs: Proficient in teaching digital audio workstations, with a primary focus on Logic Pro X.
  • Audio and MIDI Sequencing: Demonstrated experience in instructing students in audio and MIDI sequencing within the Logic environment.
  • Notation Software Mastery: Proficiency in teaching notation software, particularly Finale, to students of varying skill levels.
  • Multimedia Instruction: Ability to guide students in video editing, website construction, and self-branding.
  • Strong Musical Background: A robust foundation in music, including a background in performing and/or composing, to bring a well-rounded perspective to the role.
  • Passion for Technology Integration: Enthusiasm for integrating technology into music education, fostering creativity, and inspiring innovation in students.
  • Effective Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing high-quality instruction and mentorship in a collegiate setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 4-years of successful full-time, college-level teaching in music technology.
  • History of teaching non-music majors with ideas for engaging course topics.
  • Terminal degree in music technology.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:
  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy that presents the candidate's approach to teaching, commitment to the liberal arts, and to student development
  4. Provide three reference names and email addresses on the application.

Please direct any questions to John Grau, Search Committee Chair at jgrau@rollins.edu.

Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service Months:

9


To apply, visit https://jobs.rollins.edu/cw/en-us/job/493625/visiting-assistant-professor-music


Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities.

For the 15th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”! Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?








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