Macalester College, Music

Position ID:Macalester-Music-VISITINGFACULTY [#24112]
Position Title: Visiting Faculty, Music
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Music / Music Theory
Appl Deadline: withdrawn (posted 2023/01/06, listed until 2023/02/15)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Macalester College Department of Music invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track, visiting position in music theory for the 2023-2024 academic year. Duties include teaching four courses (two per semester) that include two sections of musicianship (theory and aural skills), one section of advanced musicianship, and one elective course that complements departmental offerings (candidates briefly should describe prospective elective course(s) in the cover letter), as well as contributing to the general life of the department and college. We seek candidates who demonstrate familiarity with the liberal arts, passion for teaching, and experience teaching undergraduate music theory. ABD candidates will be considered; however, they must have their degree in hand prior to August 2023. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship or unconditional permanent residency status at the time of hire. This is a full-time position (0.75 FTE) and benefits-eligible. Salary and benefits are competitive. 

To apply, electronically submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a list of three references, and a diversity statement (see below) to Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the department/search chair, Dr. Randy Bauer ( 

At Macalester College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our educational mission and values. We are committed to the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more equitable and socially just college and society. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching students of multiple and diverse backgrounds with attention to structural barriers that limit access to educational opportunities. In addition to the materials noted above, applicants should submit a diversity statement (no longer than 2 pages) that discusses past experiences and demonstrated activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in their teaching, advising, and mentorship. 

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester College is located in Saint Paul on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people who were forcibly exiled because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 95 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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Further Info:
Music Department
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105