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Associate or Ordinary Professor in Sacred Music, Program Area Head, and Director of Choral Studies

The Catholic University of America
District of Columbia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Music Performance in the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art at The Catholic University of America seeks an experienced Choral Conductor as a tenure-track Professor to head the Sacred Music area in the Department of Music Performance. We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be found here:

Responsibilities: As a research institution, Catholic University expects its faculty to be productive in teaching, research, and service. The primary responsibility of the position involves managing all aspects of the undergraduate and graduate degrees that reside in the sacred music program, advising undergraduate & graduate majors, teaching courses in the sacred music curriculum including graduate conducting courses, functioning as the director of the CUA choirs, and working with the department chair & staff to recruit students into the Sacred Music degrees. As a pontifical University established by the Bishops of the Catholic Church, the head of Sacred Music at Catholic University is expected to maintain preeminent programs in Sacred Music that engender attention at the national and international level.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess: a Ph.D/D.M.A. in music, a minimum of five years of collegiate teaching experience, significant experience as a choral conductor, expertise in the music of the Catholic Liturgy, and demonstrated administrative abilities. Preferred qualifications include experience playing/teaching the Organ and experience leading a professional or collegiate choral program.

Appointment: Full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Associate or Ordinary Professor to begin in August 2022.

Application: To apply, please send the following to Dean Leary Warsaw,

Application Deadline to submit is January 10, 2022

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship.

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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