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Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Faculty)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once the application is successfully submitted and the applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the applicant tracking system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email to reference writers, including a unique secure portal link for each referee to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to the applicant’s online application. Please note that references will not receive their emails and will not be able to submit their letter until the applicant has submitted his/her completed application. Denison will only accept electronic recommendation letters uploaded in the applicant tracking system. Reference letters will continue to be accepted after the application closing date, since references will only be able to submit their letter after the candidate has submitted the application. Using a dossier service? You must contact this service to obtain an appropriate dossier-generated email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. For further explanation of how dossier services upload recommendation letters, please see Interfolio’s information site as an example. Our system automated email trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you receive your application confirmation number. If applicants have additional materials to include, please upload to Optional Documents.

Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Position Type Faculty
Tenure or non-tenure track N/A
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Faculty)
Job Summary and Requirements

Visiting position in Music: The Department of Music is seeking a Pianist to coordinate the Keyboard Area and teach related courses for the 2018-19 academic year. The ideal candidate will be an active scholar whose academic interests and abilities will broaden and/or deepen current departmental strengths. Candidates with an earned doctorate and college teaching experience, or with equivalent professional experience, preferred.

Duties include teaching and coordinating private lessons, keyboard skills (for majors), piano class (for non-majors), piano chamber music, and accompanying. Options for courses may also include, but are not limited to: piano literature courses, theory and aural skills, ethnomusicology, or interdisciplinary courses that contribute to the University’s liberal arts mission.

Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses their perspective on teaching in a liberal arts environment and how they will engage with or foster diversity on campus. In addition, please submit a CV, 3-4 links to performances, audio or video (for a total of 15 minutes maximum), copies of academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and names, addresses, telephone numbers of three references.

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. We offer departmental and college programs for mentoring and enhancing. The department of music enrolls over 500 students every semester and sponsors over 20 vocal and instrumental ensembles representing musical styles ranging from Western Classical, Jazz, Gospel, World Music, and Bluegrass.

Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

For more information about Denison, visit our website at www.denison.edu.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music /Coordinator of the Keyboard Area Search
Ching-chu Hu, chair
E-mail: hu@denison.edu
Phone: (740) 587-6220 Fax: (740) 587-6509
Department of Music, Denison University, Granville, OH 43023

Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Music Department
Posting Number F 121300108
Full or Part Time Full Time
FTE
Contact(s) Ching-chu Hu, Director of the Visiting Professor of Music/Coordinator of Keyboard Area
Contact Phone/Extension (740) 587-6220
Contact Email hu@denison.edu
Open Date 10/19/2017
Close Date 11/20/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once the application is successfully submitted and the applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the applicant tracking system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email to reference writers, including a unique secure portal link for each referee to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to the applicant’s online application.

Please note that references will not receive their emails and will not be able to submit their letter until the applicant has submitted his/her completed application. Denison will only accept electronic recommendation letters uploaded in the applicant tracking system. Reference letters will continue to be accepted after the application closing date, since references will only be able to submit their letter after the candidate has submitted the application.

Using a dossier service?
You must contact this service to obtain an appropriate dossier-generated email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. For further explanation of how dossier services upload recommendation letters, please see Interfolio’s information site as an example. Our system automated email trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you receive your application confirmation number.

If applicants have additional materials to include, please upload to Optional Documents.

Additional Information
Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide.  Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. List of 3 Professional References and Contact Information
  5. Other Document 1 (Refer to Special Instructions to Applicant)
Optional Documents