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Assistant Professor in Music/Voice - Pomona College of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Claremont, CA
Position: Assistant Professor in Music/Voice
Deadline: October 13, 2017
Posted: August 14, 2017

Job Description / Duties

The Pomona College Department of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in Studio Voice beginning with the 2018-19 academic year at the rank of Assistant Professor. The annual teaching load will primarily include teaching voice lessons, coordinating the vocal program, and working with the choral program; teaching 1–2 classroom courses is also expected. The classroom teaching may include courses in the candidate's area of expertise, general music, aural skills, or the Critical Inquiry program for first-year students.

Qualifications / Required Skills

As a department in which performance and scholarship are equally valued parts of a liberal-arts college curriculum, we seek a colleague who shares these principles and, in addition to professional work as a vocalist, can build bridges across the campus community. To this end, we welcome candidates with varying disciplinary and curricular interests. A DMA degree or equivalent professional experience in lieu of terminal degree is expected. Experience teaching undergraduate students is also highly desired, as is dedication to a liberal arts educational environment. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Additional Information

Send a dossier, including (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) transcripts, (d) three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing professional work and future directions, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, (e) a document that includes active links to recent video-recordings of live performances of at least 3 compositions for a total of 30 to 45 minutes, and (f) three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online ( Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2017.

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Employer Profile

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body, and located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The Music Department has ten full-time faculty and 30 part-time applied music and ensemble instructors. The Department serves music majors as well as a large number of non-majors each semester.