The Department of Music at Carleton College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Composition and Music Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2018. We seek an individual with expertise as a composer in both acoustic and electronic music. The successful candidate will teach classroom courses in music composition using notated and electronic means, music technology, and music theory, in addition to individual composition lessons. They will have teaching experience at the college/university level, and will be committed to innovative teaching and cross-disciplinary curricular and co-curricular exploration. We seek an individual dedicated to excellent teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, who welcomes opportunities to work with a diverse student body, and who is committed to establishing collegial relationships with faculty and students across the college and the community.
We invite applications from individuals who have an active profile in composition and related research, and who have built a strong professional portfolio. A D.M.A. or Ph.D. in hand, or completion by September 1, 2018, is required.
To apply, please visit the Carleton College website at jobs.carleton.edu to complete an online application. This will include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; teaching statement, including comments on working with a diverse student body; and contact information for three letters of reference. Additional materials, including audio/video files and scores, will be requested at a later date.
Review of applications begins on November 15, 2017. Candidates who have questions about the position are welcome to contact Professor Nicola Melville, Chair of the Department (email@example.com).
Carleton College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.