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 Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Music Theory

The Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track music theorist at the rank of assistant professor.  The area of specialization is open, but the ideal candidate will be a dynamic scholar of exceptional merit developing a national/international reputation in his/her area of research, as well as a teacher who possesses the skills and dedication necessary to achieve excellence in the classroom.  The Ph.D. is required and priority will be given to applicants with the doctoral degree in hand.  Evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience are essential, as is a commitment to the study of music in a liberal arts context.

The successful candidate will teach a range of courses including: (1) the basic music theory curriculum for majors (harmony and voice leading, counterpoint, form and analysis, etc.), (2) advanced electives for music majors in the candidate’s areas of specialization, (3) courses for non-majors in the broader liberal arts curriculum, and (4) advanced theory seminars for students in the Graduate Program in Sacred Music.  The Department is especially interested in candidates qualified to teach courses in areas outside the western classical canon, such as popular music, rock, jazz, music and technology, film music, world music, etc.  The position will also require supervision of undergraduates writing senior theses and of graduate students in the Program of Sacred Music whose doctoral theses include a substantial amount of musical analysis, as well as service on department, college, and university committees.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

The deadline for application is October 15, 2018. Please submit a letter of application outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a CV, and three letters of reference to the following link:

http://apply.interfolio.com/52661

No further materials will be considered at this stage in the process.

 


                                                                                    Assistant Professor of the Practice in Violin/Viola

The University of Notre Dame seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor of the Practice (full-time regular faculty, non-tenure track), for a violinist/violist, with the position slated to begin August 2019.  The successful candidate will be an exceptional performing artist and pedagogue, with a record of excellence and experience in collegiate teaching and stellar performance achievements at the national or international level. The faculty violinist/violist is expected to maintain an ongoing professional performing career. Teaching load will include: private studio violin and viola instruction to performance majors and advanced undergraduate non-majors; related teaching including Chamber Music and Studio Classes. Additional duties include adjudication of auditions; evaluation of undergraduate admissions recordings and juries; attendance at degree recitals; oversight of adjunct faculty student assignments; service on department, college, and university committees. Qualifications: M.M. required; D.M.A. or equivalent professional experience preferred. Candidates committed to teaching music in a liberal arts context are particularly encouraged to apply, as are those with expertise in viola as well as violin. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. Includes Notre Dame's generous benefits (see:http://hr.nd.edu/).  Notre Dame is 90 miles due east of Chicago.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

The deadline for application is November 15, 2018. Please submit a letter of application outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a CV, three letters of reference, and YouTube links to performance recordings of contrasting works to the following link:

http://apply.interfolio.com/53488

No further materials will be considered at this stage in the process.