Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Choral Programs

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

The Colgate University Music Department invites applications for a tenure
stream assistant professor of music position as Director of Choral
Programs, beginning fall semester, 2022. DMA preferred, but
applications from ABD candidates will also be accepted.
Responsibilities include directing the University Chorus and Chamber
Singers and teaching music appreciation, harmony, and basic
musicianship and songwriting. We especially welcome applicants with an
interest in innovative and diverse programming (both within and beyond
the traditional choral repertory), and with opportunities for
collaboration across the arts and other disciplines. The successful
candidate will fulfill the expectation that all Colgate faculty
participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts
Core Curriculum. In addition to teaching and service,
scholarship–which, for the choral conductor, is defined as
performances, reviews, recordings and/or publications will be required
for tenure and promotion. Application materials, comprising a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, and three current reference letters must be
submitted through
Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives
and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how
their approach to teaching and scholarship might create an inclusive
educational environment. Review of applications begins on March 18 and
will continue until the position is filled. Colgate is a vibrant
liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York.
Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and
scholarship. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find
postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other
institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate
University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for
employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age,
sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
genetic information, having been victims of domestic violence and
stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law.
Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women,
persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to


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