Music, Benedictine University

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Position ID:Benedictine University-Music-ASTPROFMUSIC10092018 [#12314]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Music
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music / Music Theory
Appl Deadline:2018/12/31 finished (2018/10/09, finished 2019/04/01, listed until 2019/01/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Benedictine University

Assistant Professor of Music

The Department of Music at Benedictine University, a Catholic liberal arts institution near Chicago, seeks candidates for a full-­time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Music beginning Fall 2019. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois (named by Money magazine one of the top 20 places to live in the United States) and just 25 miles west of Chicago, with a branch campus in Mesa, Arizona. We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University's mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University's Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Concert Choir, Applied Voice, other courses to fulfill departmental needs (Aural Skills, Music History, Music Theory), and/or other courses according to expertise. Candidates must have a Doctorate (Ed.D, D.M, D.M.A., or Ph.D.) at the time of appointment in Choral Conducting or Music Education (with choral emphasis). Three years of undergraduate-level choral conducting, a research agenda and the potential to continue professional development, and advanced piano performance skills required. Experience with teaching a diverse student body and interest in developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues are preferred. Background in inclusive pedagogy a plus.

Application Process: A letter of application addressing required and preferred qualifications, CV, and the names of three references should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532

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