Dean of the Faculty


Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

The Music Department of Reed College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a two-year appointment. Responsibilities include: conducting the college choral ensembles (a large chorus and a smaller, auditioned choir); teaching first-year music theory and ear-training; teaching a one-semester elective course in an area of the instructor’s expertise; and advising senior theses, as necessary. A Ph.D. or a D.M.A. in choral conducting should be either in hand or near completion, and experience teaching and choral conducting on the college or university level is desirable. Reed College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your letter of application, we strongly encourage you to address how your conducting, teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (  Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae and arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent to Mark Burford, chair of the search committee, at  The deadline for receipt of applications is January 8, 2016. Reed College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline: January 8, 2016