Dean of the Faculty

Music

Two-Year Visiting Position in Music Composition/Theory

The Department of Music at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, invites applications for a two-year visiting faculty position in Music Composition/Theory beginning Fall 2019. Teaching responsibilities include two one-semester advanced theory, analysis, and/or musicianship courses; a one-semester composition course; two one-semester elective courses in an area of the instructor’s expertise; and supervision of yearlong senior theses, as necessary.  The committee welcomes applications demonstrating experience with notation-based music and/or electronic media as part of the composition portfolio. Preference will be given to the applicant who, in addition to being committed to achieving excellence as a teacher, has experience as a practicing artist. Applicants should have their DMA or Ph.D. in hand by October 1, 2019.  Reed College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. Application materials should address how the applicant’s teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (http://www.reed.edu/diversity/). Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Mark Burford, chair of the search committee, at http://apply.interfolio.com/58472. The deadline for receipt of applications is January 8, 2019. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date.  An equal opportunity employer, Reed College strongly encourages applications from women and from members of underrepresented groups.

Deadline: January 8, 2019