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Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year Visiting position in Music at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2023. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment, with a record of excellent teaching. The primary field of specialization is musicology/ethnomusicology; secondary expertise in areas such as popular music studies, gender studies, wind conducting, or others will be considered. The successful applicant will have the primary responsibility for teaching courses required of music majors and minors. Additional teaching responsibilities could include elective and/or interdisciplinary courses in the applicant’s area of expertise or courses of general interest to non-majors in support of the college’s General Education program.   

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter that includes an articulation of the applicant's teaching experience and philosophy, including experience with and plans for teaching diverse student populations as well as evidence of teaching excellence; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; and 4) names and contact information for three recommenders. Ph.D. in hand preferred; ABDs are welcome to apply. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2023, and will continue until the position has been filled. Completed applications received by the January 13, 2023 deadline are guaranteed full consideration. Initial screening interviews will be conducted online.

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