Position Announcement: Hamilton College Music Department

Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities)

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Hamilton College Music Department
Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Choral Activities)
The Music Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2017. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter, including the Hamilton College Choir and the College Hill Singers, ear-training, and other courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The Music Department, consisting of six full-time faculty members, in addition to twenty-seven lecturers in music performance, has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Please visit our websites at https://my.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Home?dept=Music and https://academics.hamilton.edu/music for additional information about the department and program.
We seek candidates specializing in choral conducting and with a secondary area of specialization, including interdisciplinary studies, that will provide breadth to Music Department offerings. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. or D.M.A. are preferred.
Candidates should submit their vita, statements of teaching and research experience/interests, links to online video recordings of conducting performances and rehearsals, and an application cover letter (addressed to Music Department Chair) via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37393. Candidates should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to the Interfolio site. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Heather Buchman, Chair, at hbuchman@hamilton.edu. Our review of applications will begin on October 10, 2016.
Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/1tAtCaB (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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