Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Hamilton College
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 09, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Music at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year visiting appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021. We seek candidates to teach music theory and Western music history with an emphasis on the period from 1750-1900. Further, we seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. The teaching load for this position is five courses, including music theory, music history, and an introductory listening course that encompasses a diverse range of musics and approaches.

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. A completed doctorate is required by the start of employment, and the strongest candidates will have evidence of college teaching experience and an established scholarly record.

The Music Department, consisting of six full-time faculty members and twenty-six lecturers in music performance, has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and research. For additional information about the department and program, please visit our websites at and

To apply for this position please submit the following to Interfolio at

1) letter of application, including a section that addresses the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment

2) curriculum vitae

3) sample syllabi and other evidence of college teaching experience

4) examples of scholarship

5) three names of potential references.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to Lydia Hamessley, Music Department Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on March 15, 2021.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at  (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.