Colgate University, Department of Music

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Music-VAP1 [#24494]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Jazz Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Music / Jazz
Starting Date:2023/07/01
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/03/08, finished 2023/08/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Music at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Jazz Studies beginning Fall semester 2023. We seek a specialist in Jazz Studies with a secondary field in commercial music, musical theater, or another area that complements the current strengths of the department; all related areas of research/specialization will be considered. A demonstrated record of established or growing research is expected. Completion of PhD or DMA in Jazz Studies is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire. 

The successful candidate will teach five courses including History of Jazz, The Musical Experience, as well as other appropriate departmental courses with the possibility of teaching an elective in their speciality/area of focus. Further information about the music department can be found at the department website:

 Application materials, comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusivity statement and the names of three references must be submitted through: In their diversity/inclusivity statement, applicants should speak directly to their ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin March 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please note that no work visa sponsorship will be available for this position. 

 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. 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, 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 apply. 

 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

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:
email address
(315) 228-7891
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY, 13346