Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music.  Allegheny College invites applicants for a visiting one-year appointment in Music for the 2022-2023 academic year (start date of July 29, 2022).  Ideal candidates will have experience and success leading wind bands as well as teaching undergraduate music courses within a liberal arts context. Conducting the Allegheny College Wind Symphony, a symphonic band of students and community members, is required of the position. Delivery of an undergraduate music history sequence will be a primary classroom responsibility and contributions in ethnomusicology or world music are encouraged.  A terminal degree in conducting or music education is required; ABD will be considered.  Teaching load is six courses per year (3-3) or equivalent.  All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars.  Opportunities and support for research and scholarly activity are available.

Allegheny College is a national private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.  Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Please send the following materials, merged into a single PDF, to the Search Committee, Dr. James Niblock, chair, at music@allegheny.edu: a letter of application, CV, a diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of at least three references. Additionally, recent videos of rehearsal and performance with a concert band (10-15 minutes of each, preferably with the conductor facing the camera) should be shared (private YouTube links, Dropbox, etc.) via the above email address. Candidates must be qualified to work in the United States. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Posted: April 11, 2022