The Department of Music at Knox College (Galesburg, IL) invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment as visiting assistant professor of music beginning September 1, 2023. The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity and innovation in music theory, excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentorship within a liberal arts environment, and dedication to service and teaching within a diverse community.
Visiting faculty members at Knox are included in the professional and intellectual life of the College. The visiting faculty member will have a modest annual conference travel budget and access to research resources.
In addition to courses in the core music theory sequence, teaching responsibilities will include an elective for non-majors in music history (please briefly discuss area of expertise for this course in the letter of application) and a 300-level seminar in the music of the common-practice period.
This appointment is a full-time position. Teaching responsibilities include two classes per each of three 10-week terms (Fall, Winter, Spring), as well as contributing to support for advanced students in Music.
Qualifications: PhD in Music Theory or a related field expected at time of appointment;
exceptional ABD candidates will be considered.
Knox is a diverse college with over 35% of the student body identifying as American students of color and an additional 15% international students. Experience working with diverse populations of students and a commitment to teach successfully in a multicultural environment are expected.
Candidates should submit:
1. A letter of application that addresses the candidate’s preparation for inclusive teaching
and briefly discusses areas of expertise for a 100-level music history elective for
2. A curriculum vitae;
3. Unofficial graduate transcript;
4. Contact information for three professional references
Submission via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/121700.
Questions may be addressed to Professor Joan Huguet at email@example.com.