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

Employer
The Catholic University of America
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
Associate or Ordinary Professor in Sacred Music, Program Area Head,
and Director of Choral Studies


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: https://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm.


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
collegiate teaching required; 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 begins
August 2022.


Application: To apply, please send the following to Dean Leary Warsaw, learywarsaw@cua.edu
● Cover Letter
● A Curriculum Vitae
● Three letters of recommendation
● A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
● A one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will
make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education
outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
● A Statement of Diversity
● Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Application Deadline to submit is January 31st 2022


The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of
employment. 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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