Valparaiso University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the
Department of Music ( https://www.valpo.edu/music/ ) for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.
Valparaiso University (“Valpo”), a community of learning grounded in the Lutheran tradition of
scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve both church and society. Located
one hour southeast of Chicago on a 310-acre campus, Valpo is a comprehensive university with an
enrollment of over 3,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Valpo is consistently recognized as
one of the best private universities in the Midwest and is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, a county seat
of 30,000 residents with high quality schools and an active social community.
This is a full-time, one-year position, which will carry a 24-credit teaching load consisting of first- and
second-year musicianship (ear training), introductory level survey of Western music history, and
Candidates should have a minimum of a master’s degree in music and should have college teaching
As a campus with an increasingly diverse student body, we encourage applications from individuals
with a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented communities. Please submit a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Interfolio at
http://apply.interfolio.com/87885. After submission through Interfolio, please send an email to
Stacy.Maugans@valpo.edu to confirm the submission. In your cover letter, please include brief
statements of (a) your approach to teaching, and (b) what experiences you have had which will enable
you to mentor a diverse student body. Candidates should expect references to be contacted in
confidence and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Employment will require a satisfactory
criminal background check. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however,
applicants are encouraged to apply by June 21, 2021 for timely consideration.
Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various
backgrounds and experiences to develop and support its diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can
be found at http://www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy