Assistant Professor of Music

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Music
Tenure-Track Position

Position Description: The Department of Music at Lander University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Music, beginning August 15, 2021. We seek candidates to teach our music history sequence for majors, general education courses with broad appeal (“History of Rock ‘n’ Roll” and other courses such as “History of American Musical Theater,” “History of the Blues,” and “Music and Film”), a capstone course in professional practices, and applied lessons and ensembles in percussion, piano, or wind instruments. The candidate will also actively engage in departmental, institutional, and professional service, student advising, and scholarly or creative activities.

We seek a dynamic faculty member with a commitment to teaching excellence who can help recruit students to our music programs and offer stimulating general education courses for non-majors. As such, we have left the specific area of performance open.

Lander University is proud to be NASM accredited. The Department of Music offers a B.S. in Music with an Instrumental, Keyboard, or Voice Emphasis; and a B.S. in Music with an emphasis in K-12 Teacher Certification.

Required: Earned doctorate in percussion, piano, or wind instrument with music history training and expertise. Special consideration will be given to candidates with training and experience in music education and/or music technology.

Application Materials: Review of applications begins March 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following to Karen Hammond at with the subject “Assistant Professor of Music”:
• Cover letter addressing qualifications and interest in the position
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Unofficial Transcripts
• Contact information for at least 3 references

Lander University’s mission is to offer high-demand and market-driven programs to ambitious and talented students in South Carolina and beyond. These programs are delivered in a rich liberal arts environment to produce highly qualified and marketable graduates.

Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.
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