North Central College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Music with a focus on Music History/Literature and Ethnomusicology at the assistant professor level to begin September 1, 2014. A DMA or Ph.D. in music is required by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be committed to musical excellence and exhibit a strong potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring within a liberal arts environment. Teaching responsibilities will include department courses for majors and a general education ethnomusicology/world music course. An active research, publication, and/or performance profile is expected. Interest and experience in developing a chamber program in strings and in conducting the Chamber String Ensemble is desirable; other secondary areas of expertise will be considered. The position may also involve opportunities to teach in one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary or general education programs.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 3,000 full-time undergraduates. The campus is located in west suburban Naperville, 28 miles west of Chicago, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. The community is one of Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live.” See http://www.northcentralcollege.edu
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Applicants should send a letter of application, vitae, a statement of teaching interests/philosophy, a statement of research and performance interests and plans, unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation in an electronic format to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/23778
. There is no application cost for the Interfolio service. For further information, please email Dr. Ramona Wis, Chair, Music Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Review of applications will begin December 2nd and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.