Known SDA Music Positions for the 2017/2018 School Year

 

Andrews University (1)

Chair of Music and Professor of Music Theory

Description

·          Tenure-track faculty position; full-time (75-100%)

·          Fulfill all responsibilities as chair of the Department of Music. Guide in growing, strengthening,

 and diversifying the Department

·          Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory and ear training

·          Guide Honors/Senior projects and graduate research projects/theses

·          Advise undergraduate and graduate students

·          Supervise Administrative Assistant, graduate Teaching Assistants, and student workers

·          Conduct departmental meetings

·          Serve on departmental and university committees

·          Other duties as assigned by the dean

·          Salary commensurate with education and experience

 

Required Qualifications

 

·          PhD in Music Theory, Composition, or related field

·          Evidence of excellence in teaching and potential for scholarly activity

·          Commitment to teamwork and collegiality

·          Excellent interpersonal skills

·          Ability to work with students and colleagues with a wide range of national, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds

·          Familiarity with classroom technology

·          Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

 

Position begins July 1, 2017

Search will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Application Link

 

http://www.andrew.edu/admres/jobs/show/faculty

Contact:

Trina Thompson, Search Committee Chair

Department of Music

Andrews University

8975 US-31, Berrien Springs, MI 49104

269.471.3555 (university line)

trina@andrews.edu

 

Andrews University (2)

Music Theory/Technology/Entrepreneurship

Description

·         Tenure-track faculty position; full-time (75-100%)

·         Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, ear training, music technology, and music entrepreneurship

·         Serve as Music Theory Area Coordinator

·         Pursue new directions in the area of technology or Music Entrepreneurship, with focus on Recording, Marketing, and Producing  Advise undergraduate and graduate students

·         Foster a wide process of Creativity and Technology including components of improvisation and competency in a wide range of styles, as well as Interaction with the Community

·         Guide Honors/Senior projects and graduate research projects/theses

·         Advise undergraduate and graduate students

·         Supervise graduate Teaching Assistants and/or student workers

·         Attend departmental meetings

·         Serve on departmental and university committees

·         Other duties as assigned by the departmental chairperson

·         Salary commensurate with education and experience

 

Required Qualifications

 

·         PhD in Music Theory or a DMA in Composition

·         Must demonstrate experience with Music Technology or Music Entrepreneurship

·         Evidence of excellence in teaching and potential for scholarly activity

·         Commitment to teamwork and collegiality

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Ability to work with students and colleagues with a wide range of national, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds

·         Be proficient with music technology

·         Be familiar with classroom technology

·         Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

 

Position begins July 1, 2017

Search will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Application Link

 

http://www.andrew.edu/admres/jobs/show/faculty

Contact:

Trina Thompson, Search Committee Chair

Department of Music

Andrews University

8975 US-31, Berrien Springs, MI 49104

269.471.3555 (university line)

trina@andrews.edu

 

Burman University (3)

Full-time tenure-track, piano specialization

 

Description

The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate level courses and piano and be actively engaged in performance and research. The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, advising students and mentoring students. Other responsibilities include service on university-wide committees.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Christian higher education and be a dedicated Seventh-day Adventist Christian committed to integrating his or her faith with teaching and scholarship.  Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

 

Qualifications

 

An earned PH.D. in music with piano emphasis or a closely related field.  A Ph.D. candidate or a D.MUS./D.M.A. will be considered.  Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary teaching and research experience. A demonstrated commitment to Seventh-day Adventist education, community service, and to research and writing for scholarly publications is expected.

 

To Apply Send the following

 

·        A letter of application

·        Curriculum Vitae

·        Statement of Teaching Philosophy

·        Statement of Research Agenda

·        Research and/or Performance Portfolio

·        The names and contact information for three referees that can speak to the candidate’s competency in teaching, performance, and research

 

 

Search will remain open until March 31, 2017.

 

Application Link

 

hroffice@burmanu.ca

Dawnette Baldeo, MBA

Human Resources Director

6730 University Drive | Lacombe, AB | T4L 2E5

Direct Line 403-786-2563

Fax 1-866-931-2654