|The Macalester College Department of Music seeks a scholar-teacher with demonstrated commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education to fill a two-year position as the Maxine and Winston Wallin Faculty Fellow in Music beginning in August, 2013. Duties include teaching one course per semester and contributing to the department as a full-time faculty member (advising independent studies and/or honors projects, adjudicating end-of-semester performance reviews, and the like). Selection of courses will be informed both by departmental need and the successful applicant's area of specialization. A Ph.D. in musicology is required, in hand by the time of appointment, and this degree must have been granted no earlier than January 1, 2008. The area of specialization within musicology is open; additional expertise in ethnomusicology/World Music is desirable, though not required. We are especially interested in candidates who desire to explore a potential career teaching at a liberal arts college and who can communicate that interest vividly in a cover letter.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2013, and applications submitted by that time will receive preferred treatment. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three current letters of recommendation electronically at www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo. Questions about the position may be directed to the Music Department Chair, Mark Mazullo, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-696-6582. Questions about the electronic submission of materials to Academic Jobs Online may be directed to academicjobsonline.org/ajo?contact. All other questions may be directed to the Music Department Coordinator, Rachel Hest, at email@example.com or 651-696-6808.
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. 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.