Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Choral)

Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 25, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Choral)
Whitman College

The Music Department of Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position in music, with expertise in choral conducting, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, beginning August 2021. A completed doctoral degree in choral conducting or a related field is required for the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor; candidates with completed doctoral coursework in choral conducting or a related field will be considered at the rank of Visiting Instructor. 

The successful candidate will direct the Whitman College Chorale and Chamber Singers, and instruct an introductory course in music appreciation (Music in Society) and two aural skills classes.

Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should explain how their classes and rehearsals will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. You may include this information in either the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should also address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

To apply go . The online application will prompt you to provide a link to a privately shared folder via Google Drive, DropBox, or another file hosting service where the search committee can view all of your required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for three references. Candidates who advance beyond initial screening will be requested to submit videos of rehearsals and performances as a way of evaluating evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

Review of applications will begin on March 26, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and especially encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's learning environment. Whitman College is an EEO employer. Please see Whitman's Diversity Statement at


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