Department of Music
POSITION Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Music, three-year appointment with possible conversion to tenure track.
DESCRIPTION The department seeks a committed, enthusiastic, active specialist in music education. Instrumentalist preferred. Teach courses in elementary and secondary music methods, instrumental techniques, and observe student teachers. Other teaching duties based upon expertise, i.e. chamber music, music appreciation, world music, popular music, conducting, sight-singing, private lessons, marching band techniques. Possible development of a department-sponsored preparatory program. Participate fully in departmental activities. Strong recruiting skills desired.
APPOINTMENT Beginning August 2014
QUALIFICATIONS Doctorate in Music Education preferred; ABD considered. Elementary/Secondary teaching experience.
DEPARTMENT The Department of Music, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, has an energetic faculty of artists that works closely together, providing studies leading to the B.M. in Music Education and the B.A. in Music. There are extensive on-campus performance activities for music majors as well as the general student. Housed in the Moreau Center for the Arts, the department’s facilities include a computer and piano lab, excellent practice facilities, the Little Theatre recital hall and the 1,300-seat O’Laughlin Auditorium. The Moreau Center also serves as home to performances of the South Bend Chamber Singers and various touring productions. www.saintmarys.edu/music
COLLEGE Saint Mary's College, the nation’s premier Catholic women’s college, founded and continually sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1844, is located in Notre Dame, Indiana. Its mission is to educate women in the liberal arts tradition, focusing on intellectual vigor, religious sensibility, aesthetic appreciation, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks Saint Mary’s College among the top 100 Nation’s Best Liberal Arts colleges. Saint Mary’s students enjoy all the benefits of a small, liberal arts college, but also have access to many courses and extracurricular activities at the University of Notre Dame.
APPLICATION Review of credentials will begin DECEMBER 1. Please send a letter of application, resumé, transcripts, three letters of reference, and evidence of effective teaching to:
Dr. Nancy Menk, Chair
Department of Music
Saint Mary’s College
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5001
Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opporunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.
Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels -- students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.”