Assistant Professor of Music: Piano & Theory

Judson College
Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 09, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary: The Assistant Professor of Music: Piano & Theory will teach a full-time academic load. Courses taught will depend on departmental need each semester, as well as the applicant’s experience and expertise, and are likely to include:

Theory Courses:

  • (MUS100) if needed—3 hours
  • MUS101 Theory I—3 hours
  • MUS102 Theory II—3 hours
  • MUS103 Sight-Singing I—1 hour
  • MUS104 Sight-Singing II—1 hour
  • MUS201 Theory III—3 hours
  • MUS202 Theory IV—3 hours
  • MUS203 Sight-Singing III—1 hour
  • MUS204 Sight-Singing IV—1 hour
  • MUS300 Form & Analysis—3 hours

Piano Courses:

  • MUS141 through MUS144 (1 hour each) Class piano sequence
  • MUS097 Piano Seminar—1 hour
  • MUS402 Keyboard Pedagogy—2 hours
  • MUS404 Keyboard Literature—2 hours
  • Applied piano lessons to majors, minors,& non-majors(variable credit)

Other duties will include:

  • Advise undergraduate students within the major
  • Promote and mentor undergraduate student research
  • Contribute professionally to the faculty, college, and community by keeping scheduled office hours, serving on college committees, and attending commencement and other college faculty activities
  • Participate in professional associations related to these fields of music, such as MTNA and SMT
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with school and local studio music educators for recruiting and service purposes and may engage in teaching lessons through the Community Music School program.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate coursework in piano. Ideally, the candidate will have a minimum of three years of successful music teaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level. A DMA is preferred.

Application Procedure: To be considered, applicants should submit the following four documents: a CV with a list of three references; graduate transcript(s); a philosophy of teaching statement; and a cover letter, describing their qualifications for the position, their appreciation for the College’s mission, and a description of the way in which their faith animates their scholarship, teaching, and mentoring of students.

Expectation and Condition of Employment: Founded in 1838, Judson College, a woman’s college affiliated with the Alabama Baptist Convention, employs faculty who profess faith in Jesus Christ and who are dedicated to teaching and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith. Candidates considering the application process should have a serious Christian commitment that is reflected in their scholarship, teaching, and mentoring of undergraduate students.  Furthermore, faculty will lead lives of service through active involvement in Christian activities both on campus and through their local church.  Faculty are expected to embrace the Mission Statement and Core Values of the College and to support the three commitments shared by all CCCU institutions.

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