Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Theory



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Job description

Position ID: Colgate-Department of Music-VAP [#24438]

Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty

Position Location: Hamilton, New York 13346, United States

Subject Area: Music / Music Theory

Starting Date: 2023/07/01

Appl Deadline: none

Position Description:

The Department of Music at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Music Theory beginning Fall semester 2023. Completion of Ph.D. is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire. We seek a candidate with a degree in music theory with a secondary field and evidence or promise of scholarly publications. All secondary areas of research will be considered.

The successful candidate will teach five courses including the department’s harmony sequence and musicianship and songwriting, with the possibility of teaching an elective in their speciality/area of focus. Further information about the music department can be found at the department website:

How to apply

Application materials, comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusivity statement
and the names of three references must be submitted through: In their
diversity/inclusivity statement, applicants should speak directly to their ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, having been victims
of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law.
Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.