Visiting position in Music (renewable): The Department of Music is seeking a percussionist to lead the percussion area (across a wide range of genres) and teach additional music courses. The ideal candidate will be an active scholar/performer whose academic/creative interests and abilities will broaden and/or deepen current departmental strengths. Candidates with an earned doctorate and college teaching experience, or with equivalent professional experience, preferred.
The successful candidate should have substantial experience as a percussion performer and teacher, an ability to work collaboratively, exhibit a high degree of professionalism while motivating and educating students in a liberal arts environment, an ability to develop new courses, to foster diversity and inclusion within the program, and a desire to mentor students outside of the classroom. Teaching duties may include courses in one or more of the following areas related to the candidate’s area of strength and experience: courses in the music theory sequence (preferred), percussion lessons, percussion ensemble, gamelan ensemble, and/or other coursework (western or non-western) related to the candidate’s interests and expertise.
Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses their perspective on teaching in a liberal arts environment and how they will engage with and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. In addition, please submit a CV, 3-4 links to performances, audio or video (for a total of 15 minutes maximum), copies of academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and names, addresses, telephone numbers of three references.
Interfolio link: https://apply.interfolio.com/110913