Assistant Teaching Professor of the Practice, Music Theory

Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Mar 15, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Teaching Professor of the Practice, Music Theory
Georgetown University: Main Campus: Georgetown College: Performing Arts

Location: Washington, DC
Open Date: Mar 12, 2021
Deadline: Apr 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description
The Music Program in the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown University invites applications for a one-year, full-time non-tenure line position in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor of the Practice, to begin August 1, 2021. We seek a candidate with commensurate teaching experience and curriculum development in undergraduate music theory, in particular diatonic harmony, form and analysis, and counterpoint. Candidates active in research and whose professional work includes a secondary area of expertise, specifically in jazz, film/media/sound studies, performance, and popular traditions, are encouraged to apply.

A terminal degree (Ph.D.) in music theory is required and must be in hand by the start of the appointment. The music program is especially interested in candidates whose research and creative work link to the music major in American Musical Culture, affiliated programs and the highly integrated liberal arts curriculum in Georgetown College. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses and seminars (2+3 over two semesters) to both music majors and minors, advising undergraduate theses, while also fulfilling departmental service and committee responsibilities as needed.

Click on Apply Now to submit:
  • A letter of application describing their teaching experience and research (and how they relate to the present position).
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Three confidential letters of reference.

All materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on April 15, 2021. Please do not send any other materials at this time. Questions may be addressed to the search chair, Professor Anthony Del Donna at deldonna@georgetown.edu.

Georgetown University is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

The Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts fosters artistic excellence, interdisciplinary learning, socially engaged performance, and the spirit of collaboration. Home to the College's undergraduate degree programs in American Musical Culture and Theater & Performance Studies as well as dozens of performing groups in music, theater, and dance. The Department features a renowned faculty and close partnerships with leading arts organizations from the D.C. region and beyond.


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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.


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