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Assistant Professor of Music - Director of Applied Commercial Music | Albright College

10 Oct 2018 2:00 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Music with a focus on Applied Commercial Music and Commercial Arranging beginning August 2019.  A DMA or Ph.D. in Music is required prior to appointment along with evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate level and successful experience in Commercial Ensemble activities (conducting, coaching, arranging, recruiting, etc.). The position carries a teaching load of six courses per year. Responsibilities include: the creation and ongoing directorship of a Commercial Music Ensemble at Albright as well teaching such courses as: Commercial Music Theory; Commercial Arranging; Introduction to Music Business; History of Popular Music; and, History of Jazz. The position also carries an expectation of departmental and college committee service, academic advising/mentoring, the continued pursuit of professional scholarship, and the creative participation in our annual performing arts season.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should apply via our website. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly and/or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of current and future research; 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught): 7) and, the submission of at least two letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately after the submission deadline and continue until the position is filled.  Additional information about Albright College is available at

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinary, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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