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Assistant or Visiting Assistant Professor of Music - Centenary College of Louisiana

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Shreveport, LA
Position: Assistant or Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Deadline: May 5, 2023
Posted: April 5, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Centenary College invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure line)
or Visiting Assistant Professor (one-year) in the Hurley School of Music at Centenary College of Louisiana
for the 2023–2024 academic year beginning August 2023. Hurley seeks candidates skilled in teaching
general and specialized courses in music, applied voice, stage and performance craft, and other
departmental offerings as needed in a small liberal arts environment. Experience in stage direction and
production is preferred. A Master’s degree in music from an accredited institution is required, a terminal
degree preferred. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain mentored teaching experience, nurture
an evolving vocal program, and explore innovative approaches to training aspiring professional vocalists.

Centenary’s Hurley School of Music has mentored students who have gone on to professional careers as
composers, opera singers, music theater stars, public and private school music educators, choral
conductors, college professors, public radio personalities, and church musicians. Hurley has been
accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1934.

The unique format of the Centenary schedule, where each semester consists of a regular term and an
immersion term, allows faculty to be creative in developing departmental and interdisciplinary course
offerings, including courses for programs such as Centenary in Paris in the fall or May Immersion classes
in the spring. The annual teaching load is 3-3 (4-credit courses).

Centenary offers an undergraduate liberal arts environment where faculty members work closely with
students both in and out of the classroom, participate in interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular
pursuits, and enjoy the support of faculty and staff colleagues from across the College.

Centenary College recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational
environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and
connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the
College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial transcripts from all
institutions of higher learning, a teaching philosophy, a writing sample (15-25 pages), and the names,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address
experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse
backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, letters of
recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to video(s)—no audio—of recent
performances and/or teaching, unofficial transcripts of degrees received from all institutions, a list of three
references to (pdfs preferred) or to:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Search
c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed as received and review will continue until the position is filled.
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the
United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the
Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South. Centenary College is located
in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana

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