Assistant Professor of Music and Choral Activities

Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2018
Closes
Nov 03, 2018
Ref
1843312858
Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Music
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Position Information

Requisition Number:
0171133

Division:
Academic Affairs

Department:
Music

College:
College of Comm & Fine Arts

Appointment Title:
Assistant Professor of Music and Choral Activities

Rank:
Assistant Professor

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Faculty Announcement:

Loyola Marymount University, College of Communication and Fine Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities. Open rank will be considered for candidates of assessed extraordinary accomplishment. Qualified applicants must have a completed DMA or Ph.D. in Choral Conducting, Choral Music, or Sacred Music. ABD applicants will be considered with the expectation that all degree requirements will be completed by the beginning of the fall semester. The position will begin on August 15, 2019.

Responsibilities include: conducting two auditioned choirs, the Consort Singers a mixed chamber choir and the Concert Choir a 50-60 voice choir; teaching undergraduate courses related to the choral discipline (conducting, choral rehearsal methods etc.); overseeing organizational planning for all choral undertakings; offering additional courses commensurate with the applicant's skills or research interests. Such experience in related musical fields is desirable. The ideal candidate will be active in recruitment for the Department of Music as well as attracting and/or retaining new members of the choral ensembles.

The Music program offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. The music faculty consists of five full-time tenure-track/tenured positions and two full-time clinical positions. This faculty is dedicated to supporting a liberal arts curriculum and excellent undergraduate training in Music. A strong candidate will be culturally sensitive and will value the university's mission and its commitment to the dialogue between faith and culture.

To apply, go to https://jobs.lmu.edu. Application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and choral philosophy, statement of research interests and goals, and up-to-date academic transcripts.

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be emailed by the recommenders to:

Dr. Mark Saya
Professor & Chair, Department of Music
Loyola Marymount University
msaya@lmu.edu

Following a preliminary review, select applicants will be asked to submit examples of rehearsal and performance.

For questions, email Dr. Mark Saya, Chair of the Department of Music, at Mark.Saya@lmu.edu. Application deadline: October 15, 2018.

Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society (http://mission.lmu.edu/missionstatement/). LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information). The Music Department invites applications for this position from qualified persons who share our commitment to artistry, academic excellence, and the creating of a just and culturally rich and diverse learning environment.

Specific areas of competency within the discipline:

See Faculty Announcement

Degree Required:

Qualified applicants must have a completed DMA or Ph.D. in Choral Conducting, Choral Music, or Sacred Music. ABD applicants will be considered with the expectation that all degree requirements will be completed by the beginning of the fall semester.

Prior teaching experience required (years):
0

Special Instructions:

To apply, go to https://jobs.lmu.edu. Application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and choral philosophy, statement of research interests and goals, and up-to-date academic transcripts.

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be emailed by the recommenders to:

Dr. Mark Saya
Professor & Chair, Department of Music
Loyola Marymount University
msaya@lmu.edu

Following a preliminary review, select applicants will be asked to submit examples of rehearsal and performance.

For questions, email Dr. Mark Saya, Chair of the Department of Music, at Mark.Saya@lmu.edu. Application deadline: October 15, 2018.

Posting Date:
09/07/2018

Application Deadline Date:
10/15/2018

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

+ Cover Letter

+ Resume/CV

+ Statement of Teaching Philosophy

+ Description of Research Projects

+ Transcripts

Optional Documents