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University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Lectureship in Music Theory

The Department of Music at UMBC seeks a well-qualified Lecturer (Full-time) in Music Theory and Academic Advising, to begin August 23, 2017.  Teach undergraduate courses in theory and serve as coordinator of the music theory curriculum for the department.  Advise undergraduate majors seeking Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Performance, Music Education, Music Technology, Music Composition, and Jazz Studies.  Comprehensive training and support in advising will accompany the appointment.

Additional duties include other instruction and service as needed, and could involve courses and responsibilities in the candidate’s expertise, such as keyboard skills and collaborative piano.  

Qualifications and ApplicationEdit

Professionals with experience in piano performance are strongly encouraged to apply, and an employment record demonstrating competency in administrative skills (including attention to detail, clear communication) is much desired as preparation for the advising component of this position.  Applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion by way of teaching performing, publishing, or volunteer experiences are urged to submit an application.

Salary competitive.  Doctorate preferred, masters required, with successful college teaching experience or equivalent graduate-level training.  Applicant should send a current CV, a detailed statement of qualifications, and current contact information for three references.  Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

For best consideration, please submit all application materials via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/39730) by January 15, 2017 (Applications will be accepted until position is filled.). For questions, please contact Dr. Linda Dusman, Department Chair, at dusman@umbc.edu.

Located in the heart of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, the Department of Music is a growing diverse and supportive community enrolling 160 undergraduate majors.  Housed in the University’s striking new Performing Arts and Humanities Building (2014), the music wing includes a 350-seat performance space with superior acoustics and recording capabilities, new 9-foot Steinway grand pianos, and fully equipped recording and keyboard labs.  All tenure-track faculty maintain robust careers nationally and internationally in scholarship, performance, or composition, and many share a research focus in contemporary art-music.  In addition to its undergraduate degrees, the Department offers a post-baccalaureate Certificate in American Contemporary Music.  See music.umbc.edu for more details.

UMBC, an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position.  We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.  We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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