Assistant Professor of Music
The Department of Performing Arts at St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Music, beginning August 2023. Teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of general education courses in music, as well as teaching in such possible areas of expertise as direction of the College's jazz ensemble and/or instruction in an instrument. All professors at St. Mary’s are expected to contribute to the college-wide core curriculum as well as to their departmental curriculum.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master’s or Doctoral degree in music or a related field and be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Applicants with expertise in jazz/popular music and music technology are encouraged to apply. An interest in attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups is desirable. The development of professional creative activity involving undergraduates is encouraged.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. St. Mary’s faculty benefit from a comprehensive program of support for scholarship, research, travel, and curriculum development, including course releases for pre-tenure faculty and leaves for tenured faculty. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include cover letter (within the cover letter, applicants are requested to speak to ways in which their teaching will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity), curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/120735. Questions may be directed to Dr. Sterling Lambert.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions may be considered. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.