Dean of the Faculty


Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Reed College is a small, distinguished liberal arts institution committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship.  The Music Department of Reed College invites applications for a one-year position in musicology as Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2021–2022 academic year.  Areas of specialization and scholarly approach are open. Teaching responsibilities will be a two-semester music history sequence plus three one-semester electives of the candidate’s choice.  The latter are typically open to both majors and non-majors. 

A Ph.D or equivalent and experience in undergraduate teaching is required at time of appointment. The cover letter should make clear the methodological expertise you would bring to the position and electives you might teach. Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed’s diversity statement (   

Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Mark Burford, chair of the search committee, at Letters of recommendation and supplementary materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of application materials will begin January 11, 2021. An equal opportunity employer, Reed College strongly encourages applications from women and from members of underrepresented groups.

Deadline: application review will begin January 11, 2021