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American University

Location: WashingtonDC 20016 Document ID: AC161-3PN1 Posted on: 2018-04-2604/26/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Will not pay relocation expenses
Minimum Education: Not Specified2018-05-26

Music: Full-Time Faculty

The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2018-2019. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month, non-tenure-track, term position for the academic year, and will commence on August 27, 2018.

A PhD, DMA, or ABD status in music is required. The position will require the incumbent to teach three undergraduate courses per semester in music, including, but not limited to music theory, ear training, and General Education courses for non-majors (now called the “AU Core”). Depending on area of specialization, the candidate may teach composition lessons and/or innovative courses that serve a liberal arts program in music. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in Department and University activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin on May 14 and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/50214

For the initial submission, please only include a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Faculty Coordinator, by email at streeks@american.edu, or 202-885-3422 if you have any questions.

American University (american.edu) is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world.

The Department of Performing Arts (american.edu/cas/performing-arts) offers undergraduate degree programs in Dance, Music, Theatre/Musical Theatre, and Audio Technology, as well as graduate degree programs in Arts Management and Audio Technology. The Music Program is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and offers a Bachelor of Arts in Music.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.




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